Julie Elliott MP

Standing up for Sunderland Central

Campaign to recognise Sunderland hero

A campaign to recognise a Sunderland hero who saved dozens of people from the sea has received press recognition.

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The Echo has highlighted a campaign to erect a blue plaque in memory of brave Joseph Hodgson - known as the Stormy Petrel.

Joseph risked his life, time and again, to save men, women and children. To officially remember a man like this is long overdue.

See more here: https://www.sunderlandecho.com/news/campaign-to-recognise-sunderland-hero-who-saved-dozens-of-people-from-the-sea-1-9060614

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