Back on The Map

Meet our Chair

This week is national Trustees’ week. To celebrate we will be putting the spotlight on our trustees starting with our Chair Julie. Julie was an Assistant Director at Sunderland City Council until retiring in autumn 2014 following a successful career in transforming services to better respond to the needs of communities.  She became aware of …

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Back on the Map Building Community Wealth

A Sunderland road is taking back the highstreet and encouraging people to shop local after joining a city wide scheme.   As part of the Villette Road Community Improvement District (CID) initiative’s community wealth building objective, the CID has partnered with Sunderland BID to sign up traders offering household essentials and fresh food to Hendon residents.  …

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Award nomination kicks off Hendon High Street Revolution

A city charity has been nominated for its second national award this year as it aims to build on a decade of success.  Back on The Map, based on Hendon’s Villette Road has been shortlisted for the Third Sector Awards’ Enterprise Award, following recent wins in the Charity Awards, North East Charity Awards and Portfolio …

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Villette Road Chosen as Community Improvement District

We are delighted to announce that the team are will be leading on developing a strategic direction for Villette Road in Hendon. We’ve been bursting to tell you all that our proposal was selected by Power to Change to be one of the five high streets to join the Community Improvement District (CID) pilots We’ll join Skelmersdale, …

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