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Designing for birds brings much pleasure

You can’t tend a garden without taking an interest in the bird life it attracts, so when an acquaintance remarked that she was finding greater entertainment in watching their antics than from some of the television offerings, I concurred.

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Image of yesteryear, from 1989.

Pulling up a pew in the Market Place

This picture from the past was taken in Morpeth back in 1989 and we think it shows members of Morpeth Inner Wheel club at the time. If you recognise anyone, please get in touch and tell us the story behind the photograph.

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Image of yesteryear, from 1989.

Nostalgia’s own trip down memory lane

We do step back in time in this column, but readers may be forgiven we’ve gone a little further back than usual with this photograph from Stannington. However, it was taken just 30 years ago. Do you know what is going on?

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Sunny.

Take care in winter weather

Snow is great for photography because it simplifies images, covering over distracting features with its blanket of white. There’s a lot to think about when shooting in the snow.

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Stick in dog's eye.

Poor Meg gets the short end of the stick

After 13 years in mixed practice, it’s not often that something crops up that makes you surprised/shocked/bursting to take photos. However, a few months back, such a case occurred.

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Image of yesteryear, from 1989, if you can remember it or if you recognise any of those pictured, please get in touch and let us know.

Images of Yesteryear

Local police officers seemed to be taking interviewing technique to a new level in this picture from our archives from 1989. Do you recognise anyone, or have any information about what’s going on? If so, do get in touch.

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Amiable station dogs were a familiar sight collecting for injured railwaymen, but for one poor night porter it was far from a pleasant encounter. Picture by Pat Young.

A railway ghost story

Imagine, if you will, that you have recently left school at the age of 14 and you have got a job as one of ‘the lowest of the low’ on the railway.

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