Author: Emma Ford

Catalytic converters stolen from vans in Silksworth

Catalytic converters stolen from vans in Silksworth

Northumbria Police are insisting that drivers need to be more vigilant after catalytic converters were stolen from vans in Sunderland. Police received three reports of thefts from Mercedes Sprinter vans overnight between Monday February 10 and Tuesday February 11. The incidents happened on Thanet Road, Taunton Square and Avonmouth Road. […]

Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird.

Northumbria Police back World Safer Internet Day

Today is Safer Internet Day and Northumbria Police, and the Crime Commisioner Vera Baird, are supporting the worldwide event. The event, organised by Insafe happens every year and it aims to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology, especially among young people and children. The campaign’s strapline this […]

Photograph: Alex Proimos

Homelessness and Poverty Action Week in Sunderland

This week is National Homelessness and Poverty Action Week, which aims to raise awareness of the issues of poverty and homelessness in the UK. The week was founded in 2008 and brings together two special Sundays: Homelessness Sunday and Poverty Action Sunday. These two days are marked by churches throughout the country by […]

Proposal to change use of Grade II* listed building in Silksworth

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