Stack Seaburn Set To Open Tonight

The Stack Seaburn suffered a minor set back last week as they postponed their grand opening to the public. In a Facebook post on August 26, Stack Seaburn stated that, “we are devastated that Stack Seaburn won’t be opening this weekend, but we have to act in a responsible way … Read More

In The Spotlight: Daisy Street Play

Carlie Green, 30, owns Daisy Street Play in Spennymoore, which is a unique play area for children aged 0-7. Daisy Street was created whilst Carlie was pregnant with her daughter, she said that, “my partner and I had started to think about it as there was definitely a lack of … Read More

In The Spotlight: The Play Place

Kelly Cressey, 43 , opened The Play Place two years ago after becoming redundant from working as Cabin Crew, “I’d just came back from maternity leave and was told I was going to be made redundant within the next two and a half years. Every aspect of cabin crew revolves … Read More

In The Spotlight: Hall Hill Farm

Hall Hill Farm have been operating since 1925 and are a family run business. The award winning, 700 acre farm is fun for all the family. Based in Lanchester, Durham, there are a multitude of activities to partake in and many animals to see. Although the farm temporarily closed in … Read More

In The Spotlight: The Sweet Petite

The Sweet Petite is owned by Laura Graham, 32. The Sweet Petite are a unique bakery set in a stylishly vintage Rice Beaufort horse trailer. Laura established her business in 2014 after deciding to create her own five tier wedding cake just days before her wedding day, “soon after our … Read More

In The Spotlight: Mog On The Tyne

Located in Newcastle, Pudding Chare, Mog On The Tyne is a cat cafe that serves coffee and cakes surrounded by their resident cats that have all been rescued and now live in the cafe full time. The cafe was opened in August 2015 by Katie Jane Glazier, however Katie has now passed on … Read More

In The Spotlight: The Play Cafe Sunderland

Situated on Station Road, Sunderland, The Play Cafe Sunderland is owned by Élodie Yeung, who took over the business in September 2019. Elodie said that, “I have always wanted to open a cafe, my original vision was a French cafe which is why i’m including more French options in my menu.” Elodie is a … Read More

In The Spotlight: Cloud 9 Hair and Beauty

Cloud 9 Hair and Beauty was opened in 2003 by Debra Adamson, 49, who has now been hair dressing for 30 years. Thankfully, due to recent updates in government guidelines, hair salons are able to reopen as of July 4th. Debra told us that on reopening day she is going … Read More

In The Spotlight: JK Bouncy Castles

What started off as a promise to his kids became a successful party business that now offers the full package. Kevin Lackenby and his wife, Jennifer Lackenby  from Sunderland run a small family business named JK Bouncy Castles which specialises in entertainment for adults and children. Their business started through … Read More