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Alan Edgar (Eggy1948)

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  1. Pupils that attended the junior schools in Cambois & Bedlington progressed to the West Sleekburn Middle school , in the 1980's & 90's before moving on to the 'High' schools.
  2. @Andy Millne on the Bygone Bedlington Facebook group a member who lives in the converted Bedlington (Primative) Methodist Chapel was asking if anyone had any photos of the chapel before it was converted into apartments. I did some searching and one site that was returned was https://www.myprimitivemethodists.org.uk and on the site was n 1851 census entry with a date of 1828 for when the chapel was built. https://www.myprimitivemethodists.org.uk/content/chapels/northumberland/a-c-northumberland/bredlington_primitive_methodist_chapel
  3. 1. In a game of snooker, which colour ball is worth 5 points? Answer = 2. In which novel did Michael Henchard sell his wife for five guineas? Answer = 3. What do we call the loss of water from the leaves of plants? Answer = 4. Who had a hit in 1972 with the song Sylvia’s mother? Answer = 5. If A is Alpha and T is Tango what is M? Answer = 6. True or false: Glyndebourne Opera House is in East Sussex? Answer = True 7. In which country is the Vosges mountain range? Answer = 8. What do the initials C.G. stand for on an Ordnance Survey Map? Answer = Coast Guard 9. How many standard bottles are there in a Nebuchadnezzar? Answer = 20 10. Which is the only bird that can fly backwards Answer = 11. If a person is lapidated what happens to them? Answer = 12. Whose legendary horse was called Lamri? Answer = I’ll bet you didn’t know …. Two army teams once competed in a Tug of War battle for 2 hours and 41 minutes. Answer = I didn’t
  4. Mine = thick lurpack butter + corned beef + pease pudding + chips👌
  5. Cheers Vic - have you also got the 'head gear' from that era? I've never been into cars. As long as it gets me from A to B I'm happy.☺️ I was asking as one grandson's partners dad has half a dozen older cars that he and his son have restored. Can't remember what make and model they all are but they have taken the storage of them rather serious. When they had their house built they added on a spare house shell - heated. That shell of a house is where they keep the cars.
  6. @Vic Patterson - do you keep these three restored vehicles in storage or, are they on show anywhere?
  7. Would you like some pease pudding posted out or will you be making that as well?🙂
  8. I am not a fan of Ian Lavery but if he had of been chairman of Bedlington Terriers then would it be Ashington complaining?
  9. Haway lads - you will have to move on and Rap this xmas :-
  10. @Cympil - some names from the 'Firends of Bates Colliery' Facebook group :-
  11. As most of the Greggs shops are having to close because of 'Lock-down' we will have to make our own Stottie Cakes :-
  12. Photo from Diane Good - names from the Bygone Bedlington Facebook group members.
  13. Celebrated it's 100th year on June 30th 2012. The school has a web site with a collection of photos over the years and the web site address is http://www.bedlingtonstationfirstschool.com/bsfs100/100_years_of_Photographs/100_years_of_Photographs.html
  14. Date of the fire was the early hours of the 17th November 1977- not the 16th
  15. 5 out of 6 scientists say Russian Roulette is safe.
  16. @Steve McGill- see above from @Margaret Tate
  17. 1. What is the highest building in the world? Answer = 2. By which name is Jorge Mario Bergoglio better known? Answer = 3. Who discovered penicillin? Answer = 4. In what year did the Titanic sink on her maiden voyage? Answer = 5. Which pop group was formed in 1973 by amalgamating the two groups: Choise and Golden Hammers? Answer = 6. What is the average life-span of a dragonfly? Answer = 7. Approximately how many breaths does an adult male take every day? Answer = 23,040 = 16 per min x 60 x 24 8. Which year did Arsenal move from Highbury to The Emirates Stadium? Answer = 2006 9. Who dropped a feather and a hammer on the moon to show that, without air, they would fall at the same speed? Answer = Commander David Scott – 1971 – Apollo 15. 10. How many players in a water-polo team? Answer = 11. In which country can you find Angkor Wat? Answer = Cambodia 12. In which James Bond novel/film do we meet the character Tee Hee? Answer = Live and Let Die I’ll bet you didn’t know …. An Ohio law states that pets have to carry lights on their tails at night. Answer = I didn’t.
  18. 1969 Picnic Queens, from the local area. Photo posted by Alison Fizzy Wilshire - her mam is Miss Sleekburn & Bedlington. Can anyone name anyone in this photo :-
  19. Terry Clark Think no1was David Scott lived in park drive
  20. Malcolm Mckenna - Friends of Bates Colliery commented :- 'No 5 - Stan Wilson ???? But don't hold me in that'
  21. @HIGH PIT WILMA - some names from Frank Keenlyside - David Vacher & Bob Boyd (Friends Of Bates Colliery Facebook group)
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