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Sunderland Sikh celebration goes on display this weekend

Sunderland Sikh celebration goes on display this weekend

A weapon-encrusted turban, normally found at the British Museum, goes on display in Sunderland this weekend. The huge Sikh ‘fortress turban’ will make up part of an exhibition celebrating the North-East’s Sikh community. Such headdresses were once worn by skilled warriors to protect the head and hold weaponry. This distinctive symbol of Sikh faith […]

Burglar jailed after recording himself committing the crime

Burglar jailed after recording himself committing the crime

A bungling burglar who inadvertently filmed himself raiding a commercial yard on his mobile phone has been jailed. Grant Nanson stole a Mini, an Astra and a motorbike from a premises on Morgan Street in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. Prosecuting barrister, Graham O’Sullivan, said the 21-year-old was arrested shortly after the burglary was discovered on […]

Missing Sunderland brothers found safe and well

Missing Sunderland brothers found safe and well

Three brothers who went missing in Sunderland on Monday have been found safe and well in the Lancashire area. Remus Matloch, aged 15, Janko Matloch, aged 12, and David Matloch, 10, were last seen leaving Newcastle’s Central Railway Station just after 6pm, on Monday, August 11. The three boys left their foster home, […]