I was born in 1951, so belong to the generation of Saturday morning cinema goers in Wallsend who just couldn't wait for Saturdays. The choice was big in the late 1950's. The Gaumont (corner ...Read full memory
I lived with my grandparents in Mark Street until I was 7. I had a friend called Thomas Ayre. I often dream about the streets and people. I visited it yesterday May 3rd and nothing ...Read full memory
I used to live at 209 Benton Way overlooking Swans, when the 'big uns' were being built. We lived opposite Tommy Dolans shop - it was a happy place, if over ...Read full memory
We used to live in Gateshead but because father was away in the RAF he thought we should live closer to his brother who lived at 116 High Street East, Wallsend, so we ...Read full memory
They knocked the Boys Club down today, folks came from far and wide. To see it come down brick by brick, and reminisce with pride. They knocked the Boys Club down today, if ...Read full memory
I was the born at the Green in Wallsend. I used to live in Holy Cross and I remember the burn, the old cemetery at the top of our road and shopping on Wallsend High Street. My dad was a ...Read full memory
On this cold and windy winters day, we will gather all as one. Trying to find the words to say, now that one of us is gone. There will be much sadness,many tears, a sombre mood ...Read full memory
I was born in Wallsend in 1951 at the Green and first lived at Rose Hill. Everything about the High Street, the shipyards (Slipway, NE Marine, Swans), the Rising Sun Pit, ...Read full memory
If I could have picked the ideal weather, for my walk home from work today. It just could not have been improved upon, it was perfect in every way. A clear blue sky,bright ...Read full memory
I lived in Gainers Terrace in the 60's with me ma, da, and brother Tom. I loved seeing the ships being built from my bedroom window, late at night the room would be all lit up with the ...Read full memory
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