Who's taking part?
Elemore pays tribute to Her Majesty the Green
A former golf course at Elemore is to be transformed root-and-branch, as local residents and schools join forces to "Plant a Tree for the Jubilee. Students from up to eight schools will help plant 420 trees donated by the Woodland Trust this month, as part of the 'Queen's Green Canopy' initiative. Read more here.
City schools turn climate activists for COP26
As world leaders descended upon COP26 to discuss how to save the planet, scores of Sunderland school children have been taking matters into their own hands and are doing their bit to tackle global climate change. Hundreds of pupils from six secondary schools and two primary schools began a series of projects during the course of COP26 to do their bit to save the planet. Read more here.
Fertilising a greener future for the UK
A multi-million fertiliser distribution and storage hub, helping ease the UK's fertiliser crisis, has officially opened its doors. Brineflow Limited, a leading manufacturer of liquid nitrogen fertilisers for the agricultural sectors, has opened a new storage and distribution hub at Port of Sunderland as part of its bid to help UK farmers embrace net-zero and be more competitive in global markets. Read more here.