The Blog

Newbottle Street- Traffic Signs and Markings.

Posted by    |   July 1st, 2015   |   No responses

The Traders and Sunderland council have been working together over the past 2 years, and now we have finally acquired a small funding from the council to revamp the town centre. Over the coming months discussion will be taking place, and we will be trying to have all of the […]

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Dementia Project Meeting

Posted by    |   April 20th, 2015   |   No responses

Don’t forget there is a meeting at Kepier hall for all traders about the Dementia Friendly shopping centre project on the 21st April at 5:30.

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Traders Committee next meeting

Posted by    |   February 20th, 2015   |   No responses

The Houghton traders will be meeting at Peppercorn Coffee Shop on Tuesday 24th February at 5:30pm.

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Posted by    |   January 29th, 2015   |   No responses

Its a simple message, that can have strong impact on the area and its community.  

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AMERICAN EXPRESS, supporter of small businesses

Posted by    |   January 29th, 2015   |   No responses

American Express are one of the worlds largest financial institutions, and strongly support small businesses, believing they are the backbone and future of communities. On Saturday 6th December 2014 they supported SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY, and records show some improved sales. AMERICAN EXPRESS will also be supporting small businesses during 2015, […]

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Walker & Morrell, A new faimily business in Newbottle street.

Posted by    |   December 18th, 2014   |   1 Response

A local family run Funeral Director has recently opened in 3 Sunderland Street, and has now had their first month of trading from the new shop.  The family business has built up an excellent reputation, and found that Houghton and the surrounding area could benefit from their services. We spoke […]

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Houghton Traders Meet with Highways and Nexus

Posted by    |   October 3rd, 2014   |   No responses

  Today, several committee members of the Houghton Traders Association had a meeting with representatives from Nexus and the highways. We had a street walk and discussed several issues with them regarding siting a new bus stop along the other end of Newbottle Street, parking issues and enforcement and traffic […]

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Houghton Traders Association proud to sponsor the Houghton Feast Pub Quiz

Posted by    |   October 1st, 2014   |   No responses

For the second year running we are proud to announce that we are sponsoring the Houghton Feast Pub Quiz. The final will take place at 9 p.m. on Thursday 9th at Houghton Bowls Club, Dairy Lane.  Good luck to everyone involved!

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Project to create dementia-friendly shopping centre

Posted by    |   September 27th, 2014   |   No responses

Houghton Traders Association, have been getting behind a project to make Houghton the first dimentia friendly town centre in the North East. We officially launched in Peppercorn Coffee Shop on Friday 26th of September and there was a really good turn from traders in the street, the local council, other […]

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Dementia Awareness Session

Posted by    |   September 24th, 2014   |   No responses

Ahead of our official launch on Friday, we had a Dementia Awareness training session to which everyone on the street was invited. We had an excellent turn out from local groups along with a few of the local  businesses, and as a result, we now have many dementia friends in […]

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