Castletown County, Isle of Man Newswire

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  1. Grieving dad sleeps in cemetery every night to stop vandals trashing wife's graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Daily Star

    A GRIEVING man has started sleeping in a graveyard to stop heartless vandals from stealing keepsakes and trashing the graves of his loved ones. George Turnbull, 60, says the vigil will continue until further security measures are drafted in to deter would-be thieves.


  2. Fur, Fins and Feathers: How did I get into the sport of dogs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 |

    Many people ask me how I became interested in the sport of dogs, an avocation that I have enjoyed more for than 37 years and a hobby that has taken me to many states and to Prince Edward Island in Canada. I began my journey searching for a basset hound puppy in 1980, but my search proved to be futile when there were no puppies were available in the area.


  3. Could the mystery of the River Wear stone structures soon be solved?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    For years speculation has swirled around the origins of historic stone structures on the banks of the River Wear at Sunderland . Now an archaeological investigation is to be launched in a bid to provide a definitive answer to the puzzle of what may have spanned the river between South and North Hylton.


  4. Man arrested in murder probe after teacher is stabbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Man, 35, is arrested on suspicion of murder after 'amazing teacher' and mother-of-two, 39, is stabbed to death in her home Primary school teacher and mother-of-two Julie Parkin, 39, suffered knife wounds during the attack in Castletown, Sunderland in the early hours of yesterday morning. Northumbria Police have said Ms Parkin, who worked at West Boldon Primary School, died in a 'domestic incident between people who knew each other'.


  5. Cable firm in river crossing dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 |

    Cable cleat specialist Ellis was approached by developer Balfour Beatty after its initial plan to secure the cables proved unworkable due to the product in question not having the necessary approvals. Richard Shaw, managing director of Ellis, said: "Today, we are very much the industry solutions provider, and as such if we don't already have the perfect solution we will design and manufacture it."


  6. New Wear Crossing Q&A: Everything you need to know about Sunderland's A 117m bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    When finished, it will link Castletown to the north of the River Wear with Pallion to the south and will open up the long-neglected south bank of the river to regeneration and development. The 100m, 1,550-tonne central pylon was raised at the beginning of February but there was still a lot to do to finish the process.


  7. River Wear's new bridge in Sunderland is lifted into placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | BBC News

    The 330ft centrepiece of Sunderland's new River Wear road bridge has begun its two-day journey being lifted in to place. The structure, between Castletown and Pallion, weighs the equivalent of 125 double decker buses and will be supported by a 379ft pylon.