Church miners' cross vandalised
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Burradon miners' church cross vandalised before Christmas

A cross has been vandalised outside a North Tyneside village's church in the run up to Christmas.

Residents were left in shock when the cross, a symbol of Burradon Colliery which closed in the 1970s, was snapped in two outside the Church of the Good Shepherd on 15 December.

Reverend Angela Maughan said: "I'm very upset about it."

  • 20 Dec 2016