Toast to the Admiral

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Crowds raised a glass of grog to toast Morpeth’s Admiral Lord Collingwood.

The toast took place on Trafalgar Day on Tuesday to mark the former Oldgate resident’s achievement in leading the British fleet to victory in the sea battle.

Collingwood commemorations on Trafalgar Day in Morpeth'School children from St Roberts RC First School at the event.

Collingwood commemorations on Trafalgar Day in Morpeth'School children from St Roberts RC First School at the event.

The commemoration was led by Morpeth Mayor Nic Best following a wreath-laying ceremony at the Town Hall.