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Siglion is an innovative joint venture between Carillion Developments and Sunderland City Council, managed by industry leading experts igloo Regeneration. It’s mission is to improve economic activity in Sunderland through development on certain key sites, such as the former Vaux Brewery – home to the start and finish of the Siglion Sunderland runs. We believe that good design combined with a deep understanding of place creates developments where people want to be. Our city centre based team are dedicated to creating investment and providing resources to deliver this regeneration, spear–heading a step change in Sunderland.



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DS Media + Events is the brainchild of Steve Cram, who heads a team who have extensive experience in event organisation, delivery and marketing of major sporting events, as well as broadcasting and the media. Steve, former international athlete, World Record holder and Olympic medallist is also director of Extra Mile, which has acted as consultant to numerous major running events such as the Bristol Half Marathon, Jane Tomlinson’s Run For All and has organised the elite road races at the Middlesbrough 10K.