Author: Sophie Dishman

Centrepoint t-shirts at the event at Sunderland's Stadium of Light on November 2, 2017. Photo by Martin Simm.

One hundred people sleep out at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light to raise awareness of youth homelessness

Sunderland sleepout: From L-R: Vicky Pattison, Sally Orlopp, director of people, skills and employment at Centrepoint, Zinnia Young, Kyle Walker and Sunderland fitness entrepreneur Katie Bulmer-Cooke at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland on November 2, 2017. Photo by Martin Simm.One hundred people slept out at the Stadium of Light last […]

Mrs Mary Reid being presented with the Golden Cross and her certificate from German Military Attache Colonel Jörg Rutten.

93-year-old Sunderland woman honoured for tending to Castletown’s German war graves for more than six decades

  A Sunderland woman who has tended German war graves in the Castletown cemetery for more than six decades has been honoured. Mary Reid, aged 93, was guest of honour at a ceremony at Sunderland’s Civic Centre – where she was presented with the Gold Cross of Honour from the German War Grave Commission. Nonagenarian Mrs Reid served […]