Victoria Hall Memorial, Sunderland, has been vandalised

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Victoria Hall Memorial, Sunderland, has been vandalised

Post: # 13311Post Bus Driver
26 Jan 2017, 13:17

The Victoria Hall Memorial which stands in Mowbray Park, Sunderland has been vandalised.
As we know, the Memorial commemorates the lives of 183 Sunderland children that were killed in a crush caused by panic in 1883.
The Victoria Hall which stood nearby the memorial has long since been demolished but the memorial was there so we should never forget the disaster.
However, one of the glass panes that protect the actual statue has been smashed in a sick attack.
The Sunderland Echo has a write up about the incident and a video is included.

http://www.sunderlandecho.com/news/crim ... -1-8352560

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Re: Victoria Hall Memorial, Sunderland, has been vandalised

Post: # 13327Post thingamajig
26 Jan 2017, 13:44

I would imagine those glass panels are made of very strong glass. So we can rule out say a drunk falling into them.
This looks like pure vandalism, no respect or nothing.
I really hope those involved are caught, named and shamed.
What was that you said again?

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Re: Victoria Hall Memorial, Sunderland, has been vandalised

Post: # 13332Post wongeye
27 Jan 2017, 21:22

A sickening act without doubt.

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Re: Victoria Hall Memorial, Sunderland, has been vandalised

Post: # 13337Post cam
28 Jan 2017, 12:05

No doubt, when caught, they will say they are 'sorry'.
I might have the day off today!

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Re: Victoria Hall Memorial, Sunderland, has been vandalised

Post: # 13359Post Nockya
01 Feb 2017, 16:31

Disgusting.

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Re: Victoria Hall Memorial, Sunderland, has been vandalised

Post: # 13380Post Paper Terry
04 Feb 2017, 13:37

I hope they catch those involved. They obviously have no brain.
In a bit :arrow:

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Re: Victoria Hall Memorial, Sunderland, has been vandalised

Post: # 13430Post Trish
04 Feb 2017, 23:58

Horrible that.
My kids are like little Black Cats :mrgreen:

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