New clock for Wheatsheaf Gyratory

Councilors have agreed to shell out £20,000 for a new clock at the Wheatsheaf Gyratory in Monkwearmouth. The clock, which will be red with a white face, will also require yearly funding from the council’s revenue fund for maintenance. The proposal was presented to a meeting of North Sunderland councillors […]

Silksworth boy injured in police car collision

An eight-year-old boy from Silksworth has suffered a suspected broken leg after a police car collided with his scooter. The collision happened on Vicarage Lane at 6:30pm on Wednesday evening. An investigation is underway and the case has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission. Chief Superintendent Chris Thomson […]

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 […]