The saying goes, things will get worse before they get better.
In my eyes things will get worse before they will get worse still.
I had some time on my hands so I went for a walk around Sunderland. What I saw was Sunderland is becoming a dump, Southwick Road is a big mess and Southwick Green is also a dump. High Street West, Holmeside, even Fawcett Street are ruined.
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If I can make an effort to look around Sunderland surely the powers that be could do the same and see what a big mess Sunderland is becoming.
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