Sunderland shoppers will be invited to dig deep during their Saturday shopping trip this weekend to help raise money for two hospital units. The Bridges shopping centre has signed up to take part in One Great Day, a fundraising initiative which will raise money for the Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity and the Neonatal unit […]

Victoria’s Secret will open its first store in the north east with a 10,000 sq ft space at intu Metrocentre. The brand, who are among the leading world brands for lingerie, sleepwear and beauty products, already has stores elsewhere in the country but this will be the first in our region. Opening in Autumn 2018, the […]

By day he answers the North East’s 999 and NHS111 calls; by night he’s cooking up a storm for family and friends. Meet Anthony O’Shaughnessy, who is set to make his cooking debut on BBC One’s MasterChef tonight (Thursday 8th March). Anthony has worked for the North East Ambulance Service’s Emergency Operations Centre in Hebburn for […]

Bargain-hunters across the North East are hitting the high street today for the traditional Boxing Day sales amid predictions more will be shopping this year to beat rising prices. Shoppers have hit the Bridges in Sunderland, visited the MetroCentre and checked out the deals at Eldon Square in order to grab a post Christmas bargain. […]

SUNDERLAND’S LEADING shopping centre is celebrating a successful year, after adding a number of well-known brands to its growing list of retailers. And the Bridges is also hoping to see the retail offer boosted even further in 2018, with the hope of new stores opening in the city. The past 12 months has seen a […]

As the margin between shopping online and in store decreases, it is clear that people still prefer to do their shopping in store. Although shopping in store is slightly favoured, customers are beginning to make a lot more of their purchases online. In a recent survey by Fashion North, 54 per cent of consumers prefer […]

Retailers at The Bridges shopping centre in Sunderland are getting ready for the busiest shopping day of the year. Black Friday – which is this week (24th November)  – has become an annual day of discounts when retailers offer a whole host of bargains in the run up to Christmas. And the Bridges in Sunderland, […]

Sunderland’s The Bridges shopping centre is gearing up for the busiest time of the year, with the gift of extended opening hours. The Bridges is preparing for Christmas shoppers and the busy festive season by unveiling extended opening hours and free parking, From 11th – 22th December, the Bridges will be open until 8pm Monday […]

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