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Utilities must do their bit

The new allocation of funding to local authorities by the Government for repairing pot holes is to be welcomed.

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State of our streets

State of our streets

As I life long resident of Houghton-le-Spring, I would like to go on record to express not only a deep sadness but my utter disgust at the failure of Sunderland City Council to do its duty and keep this once proud little town free of litter and vermin.

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Council could fly Union Flag

Council could fly Union Flag

During the recent run-up to the Remembrance Day service and other events that were arranged to remind us that we as a country fought for freedom in two world wars, which cost millions of lives.

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Are police flouting law?

Are police flouting law?

When out driving or walking, I, like many I would surmise, regularly see drivers flouting the law by using hand held mobile phones whilst driving.

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Thanks for your support

Thanks for your support

Could we say a big thank you to all who signed the bus petition.

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Help me find lost folder

Help me find lost folder

Please, I wonder if one of your readers can help me.

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Wheelie bins misery

Wheelie bins misery

Why is it that every other Thursday when we put our green wheelie bin out, it is never returned where picked up?

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Help lonely at Christmas

Help lonely at Christmas

Christmas; it is a time for togetherness, festivity and fun; a time to spend with friends and family and a time to eat, drink and be merry.

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Let’s talk up our great city

Let’s talk up our great city

Shop local. Buy Nissan cars. Never put you area down. Talk you area up.

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About a new MP for Labour

About a new MP for Labour

On Tuesday, May 9, 1961, Tracy Brabin was born in Batley, West Yorkshire, and the former soap star in Coronation Street, Eastenders and Emmerdale for many years. She also won the Batley and Spen by-election as the Labour MP, replacing the late Jo Cox.

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Have your say on changes

Have your say on changes

Doxford says no to boundary changes

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Thank you

Thank you

Can I say a big thank you to the Robin Todd Centre and Ray Longdale for the nice model of miner and miner’s bricks made for South Hetton.

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Gossip more influential?

Gossip more influential?

Alan Wright (Echo November 17) kindly took the trouble to respond on my reply to Peter O’Connor.

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Panto shows are not funny

Panto shows are not funny

As the festive season is almost upon us I feel that I must complain regarding the Pantomime. Being above average intelligence I really do not understand how adults and older children can laugh at such childish humour and men dressed as a horse or a cow.

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‘Cheap’ drug can save lives

‘Cheap’ drug can save lives

I read with great concern the news that thousands of women are missing out on cheap drugs that could prevent their breast cancer from spreading, when it becomes incurable, because it is unclear which health body should pay for them.

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Queen’s posh council house

Queen’s posh council house

May I contradict Carol Oates over her remarks on the repairs to Buckingham Palace.

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Help combat loneliness

Help combat loneliness

A new survey by Independent Age, the older people’s charity, found more than one in three people aged 75 and over say that feelings of loneliness are out of their control, equivalent to more than 1.8m people, and almost one in four worry about how often they feel lonely.

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Palace work is justified

Palace work is justified

Rod Hepplewhite is wrong to claim that taxpayers will be made to pay £369million for repairs to Buckingham Palace. Only one British taxpayer will foot the bill for the work, and she is The Queen herself.

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For this is Shopmas

For this is Shopmas

The lights are flashing the trees are up.

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