I was born in the little maternity hospital in Easington and lived in Kiln Hill Walk in Peterlee. Later we moved to Cumbrian Way, this is the house I remember. I attended the infants school that was knocked down in later years, I think it was called Ellison School. My sisters went there too and I ...Read full memory
The Photogragh of the town centre has changed a lot since it was build. This row of building is still there. They have just built around it making it into a masive complex. I often do my shopping in the town centre. We have an Asda and many more shops. I was born in 1962 but did not come to Peterlee until 1965 from ...Read full memory
I don't remember any of my childhood until I moved to Peterlee in 1971. I was 5 years old at the time and was started at Eden Hall infants. When I moved to the big school aged 7 I was placed in Mrs Hoy's class, she was a fantastic teacher. In my second year I was put into Mrs Hudson's class, where for the first time I ...Read full memory
Opposite the shops was Galloway road. during the snowy winter months I used to sledge downhill away from Galloway road,. and once crashed into a pile of wood that was covered in snow,I winded myself. Just around the corner in Mansell crescent was the local police station. One evening when departing from the dance that was ...Read full memory
I remember playing football with you and Brian little who went on to play for Aston Villa and England I lived in 20 Kirkstone Avenue. John Orchard
I remember Peterlee before the new houses on Grampian Drive were built. Me and my friends and brothers used to play in the cornfield that used to be where Grampian Drive and Christchurch Place are now. And I remember going to pick blackberries from the bushes that lined the path going up Passfield ...Read full memory
My mother had a few problems back in 1979 in a small village called Glossop in Greater Manchester, so she placed an ad in our local paper asking for an exchange of houses. We never knew that we would get a response from what seemed to be a lifetime journey. Peterlee. For me Peterlee was a new town, only 15 years ...Read full memory
I originally lived in Blackhills Terrace, Horden and went to Blackhills Road Junior School and like my brothers and sister went on to Dene House Comprehensive. As a kid I did not really venture a lot into Peterlee, probably if I was lucky to see the jazz bands at the carnival. Then after starting at the Comp in 1982 we moved to ...Read full memory
I was 2 or 3 months old in 1954 when the family moved from Wheatley Hill into a newly built council house on Kirkstone Road at the Horden end. My earliest memory is of sitting on the door step waiting for my brother (Bill) who was a year older to come home from school. I followed him to Dene House Infants a ...Read full memory
I was born in 1962 and lived in Peterlee for only 6 years. I remember fun times and the holidays from school were full of activities on a big green, where you learnt how to roller skate, walk on stilts and had so much fun. Good times.
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