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  1. Here`s some photo`s of Netherton Colliery and the pitmen that worked there,this would have been the 1960`s sometime?? Does anyone recognise anyone?
  2. A reminder for forum users that the Sixtownships website has been updated for June. http://www.sixtownships.org.uk We have updated our archives with letters from soldiers on the front-line during World War One. The letters make fascinating reading and come from the Bedlington, netherton, barrington, tyneside, choppington, alnwick, west sleekburn and other areas. For those interested have a good read, you never know you may have family from the past having wrote letters. Read how the use of gas by the Germans affected our soldiers, how villages were destroyed, acts of bravery, and much more, including the ultimate sacrifice, death. You will never get a better example of life in the trenches and with it written by those who witnessed it. No one alive today to tell the story, but these letters tell the story. 100 years next year since it all began and we aim to add more letters to our archives in the future. If you have any letters you would like to share from loved ones from the war, put them on our forum and we will transfer them to our archives.
  3. The website has again been updated and this time for the 17th of May. The new story, The Zeppelin Raid on the North East, includes photographs and newspaper reposts with pics. Log onto : http://www.sixtownships.org.uk Here is a little from it. About 8. O' clock the Zeppelin passed over the Choppington district on its way to Bedlington. When first seen it was coming from the coast and seemed to have come up the river. In a few seconds a large crowd ran down near to Mr. McHugh's sale rooms, where the Zeppelin was plainly visible, the noise being like that of a steam thrasher. Just at that point men were seen inside the Zeppelin as it hovered over the Social Club on the opposite side of the road, and proceed in a southerly direction. Immediately afterwards there was a flash, and a crack from a bomb followed by others. The Zeppelin bombardment is stated to have commenced at 8.12 pm, and to have lasted a very few minutes. The first bomb dropped with a terrific noise just behind the Workmen's Social Club near Choppington Station. The club however suffered no damage, nor was there damage done to any other building or a person injured, though five or six other bombs fell. Three of these fell in Mr. Huntley's field on the Bedlington side, close by. They were incendiary bombs .
  4. Seemed like a good idea to use these at the time......... http://www.journalli...61634-32972214/
  5. About Bedlington Bedlington is a town situated in South East Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, with a population of roughly 15,400, measured at 18,470 at the 2011 Census. It is a former mining town roughly 10 miles (16 km) north of the nearest city, Newcastle upon Tyne and 4.5 miles (7 km) southeast of the county town of Morpeth. Other nearby places include Ashington to the north northeast, Blyth to the east and Cramlington to the south. About This Website Bedlington.co.uk was initially launched in 2000 by the then Chamber of Trade. Re-launched in 2005 it now serves as a central community hub for all things Bedlington. The site is apolitical in nature although political discussion is allowed. Crucially, the site is run by the people of Bedlington for the benefit of the people of Bedlington. Volunteers and editorial contributions are always welcomed and the whole site is dynamic in nature with lots of opportunities to add your own content. Once registered you can add news articles, discussion topics, events, gallery images and much more. The site is the place to go for anything you need to know about Bedlington. If you own or run a business in Bedlington you can also promote your business on the map which features all of the local shopping outlets and things to do in the area. Notable Community Groups Bedlingtonshire Development Trust West Bedlington Town Council East Bedlington Parish Council Bedlington Matters Facebook Group Sixtownships - Local History Group Bedlington Remembered - Historical Facebook Group Bygone Bedlington - Historical Facebook Group Make a Noise For Bedlington - Community pressure group. ABTRA - The Ashington, Blyth and Tyne Railway Association (or ABTRA for short), was established in July 2016 by a small group of people interested in the Ashington, Blyth and Tyne railway. Want to see your community group linked here? Contact Us.
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