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Memories of Chester-Le-Street

THE KITE FLYERS The Second World War had just ended before I started school. In that summer the craze in the council estate was for kite flying. Me and my pal Brian used to watch the big lads, Sam,Teddy, Bobby and Ian, flying kites on the Green, just above Murray Road. The kites were made of garden canes split (...Read full memory)

Chester-le-Street Heritage Group are building an archive of photographs and memories relating to Chester-le-Street and the surrounding area. If you would like to share your memories and/or allow us to scan your photographs for inclusion in the Group's archive, then please get in touch we would love (...Read full memory)

I am looking for any information on some relatives of mine who lived in Chester Le Street, they are called Alan and Mary Hall and they had a daughter called Elaine. They had a milk round and also a television arial business and lived in a bungalow. Sorry, don't know the address but it was on the main road. Any help would be appreciated, thanks.

I was born in Newfield,about three miles from the Street, and recall the pictures very vividly and the comments by one other person about the Empire Ballroom. We used to go there every Friday night for the dance, dressed in our best togs, and had a great time, all for a shilling. We had to run down the main (...Read full memory)

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