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Bishopwearmouth baby cemetery to be repaired

Bishopwearmouth baby cemetery to be repaired

GRIEVING families were relieved by the council’s decision to partially fund repairs to a cemetery today. The improvements to the baby garden area in Bishopwearmouth Cemetery will include covering the site with pea gravel and the addition of sustainable planting. There will also be a new footpath approaching the northern and […]

Closure Threat For Sunderland Fire Station

THE CAMPAIGN group North East People’s Assembly and residents met last night to discuss cuts to the Sunderland fire service. The plans involve scrapping one of Sunderland’s fire engines and could also mean the closure of Sunderland Central fire station. If the fire station is closed Sunderland will be without […]

Prince William visits Sunderland

Prince William visits Sunderland

The Duke of Cambridge visited Centrepoint centre for homeless young people in Monkwearmouth yesterday. He met some of the residents at the centre, of which the duke is Patron, and cooked chapatis with them. Wearsiders gathered together at the centre, in Dundas Street, to see Prince William and to greet […]