News from the BID
16 December 2020
The pioneering Sunderland City Gift Card is proving a huge success – giving the local economy a £40,000 boost within weeks of it launching.
9 December 2020
New research commissioned by the seven North East councils reveals how people across the region feel about Covid-19 and local restrictions - with over ha
4 December 2020
The arrival of a revolutionary new app in Sunderland, backed by a Dragon from the TV Show BBC Dragons’ Den, is aiming to help give retailers in the city a huge boost.
2 December 2020
Sunderland shoppers can now find new ways to support local, independent traders, thanks to the city signing up to a trailblazing scheme.
27 November 2020
The team behind an initiative to support Sunderland’s local economy has hit out at tv’s financial expert advice on
26 November 2020
Businesses can treat clients and colleagues this Christmas, to a gift card that lays a whole city at their feet.
24 November 2020
Sunderland's the Bridges is giving retailers and shoppers a much-needed boost, with plans for extended opening hours until Christmas.
19 November 2020
A city wide gift card scheme launched in Sunderland to encourage shoppers to buy local has had a huge response from businesses.
17 November 2020
Sunderland businesses in the sectors that have been hardest-hit by the latest local restrictions and national lockdown can access a new round of financial suppor