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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 […]

Mayor of Sunderland raises flag for Commonwealth Day

The Mayor of Sunderland Councillor Barry Curran raised the flag for Commonwealth Day today (March 14).  The Sunderland’s event began at 9.50am with the leader of the Council, Councillor Paul Watson, reading out a personal message from His Excellency Kamalesh Sharma, Secretary General of the Commonwealth. This was followed by […]