Two pupils from Whitburn Church of England Academy have been hailed heroes, after they stopped and talked to a man on the wrong side of the railings on the Wearmouth Bridge. Ellis Coupland and Kian Henderson, both 16, were on the way from the cinema heading towards Roker McDonalds when they spotted a […]
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Emergency services were called to the Wearmouth Bridge in Sunderland this morning after reports of a man on the wrong side of the railings. Police were called at 7:45 this morning with special negotiators also at the scene. Just before 9:45am, it was confirmed that he has since been brought […]
A man has died after falling from Wearmouth Bridge. Police were called at 3.30pm this afternoon after concern was raised for a man on Wearmouth Bridge in Sunderland. Officers attended and attempted to speak to the man. The man subsequently fell from the bridge and sadly died.
Residents and businesses are being reminded to give their views about a new city centre gateway in Sunderland. The plans include introducing two-way traffic for all drivers approaching the Wearmouth Bridge from the north. And, a two-way system for Dame Dorothy Street with a new junction for access from and […]