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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 […]

Corporal Lee Scott who died in Afghanistan in 2009/photo permission from Nikki Scott.

Tanya’s #GreatNorthStory: “I’m running to raise money for the children of our fallen heroes who’s pain is for a lifetime.”

In two days thousands of people will arrive in Newcastle to run the Great North Run’s 13.1 mile course. Tanya Porter is one of those individuals who will be pounding the pavements of the city and South Shields. The 37-year-old will be making the trip to the North East to raise money for […]