A station fit for royalty

Ponteland Civic Society will find out about the region’s own ‘Crystal Palace’ in its next meeting.

Ylana First MBE will visit the group on Monday to talk about ‘Tynemouth Station — The Crystal Palace of the North East’.

She will be accompanied by Allen Lambert, the quantity surveyor who carried out a feasibility study for the start of the station project. There will be opportunities for questions.

The talk takes place in St Mary’s Church Hall, Thornhill Road, at 7.30pm. Non members can attend for a £2 charge.