Sea talk for civic society

A BUILDING which celebrates a coastal community’s proud life-saving and seafaring past is the subject of the next Ponteland Civic Society meeting on Monday.

Sheila Harrison will give a talk called Newbiggin Maritime Centre – Stormy Seas and Plain Sailing – the journey to build a home to showcase the heritage of Newbiggin-by-the-Sea in St Mary’s Church Hall, Thornhill Road, from 7.30pm.