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by isomache
Sun Jul 22, 2012 3:50 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: ST VINCENT ST GHOST
Replies: 70
Views: 15153

Re: ST VINCENT ST GHOST

spookiest house i have been in grandmothers house edith street i think even she was scared of it.
by isomache
Thu Jul 12, 2012 3:02 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: sanatorium at cleadon
Replies: 18
Views: 5495

Re: sanatorium at cleadon

Park avenue shops were demolished i think earlier this year to make way for new houses, end of a era got my first paper round there 66 papers in the morning, ashgrove, park ave, laburnam, the crescent etc, and three papers at night sanitorium, girls high school [think now its a newly built school to...
by isomache
Wed Jul 11, 2012 2:22 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: sanatorium at cleadon
Replies: 18
Views: 5495

Re: sanatorium at cleadon

just down from the entrance of the sanitorium back in 1971 was the park avenue shops, the only two i remember were the dairy, and ? carricks the paper shop
by isomache
Thu Mar 29, 2012 3:56 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: sanatorium at cleadon
Replies: 18
Views: 5495

Re: sanatorium at cleadon

the gatehouse is the house that is on the main pathway through the park now a private house
by isomache
Sat Mar 24, 2012 5:04 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Best tv themes as a kid in the 60s
Replies: 1
Views: 1083

Re: Best tv themes as a kid in the 60s

the flashing blade, the avengers
by isomache
Fri Nov 11, 2011 5:16 am
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: Best pub in Shields these days to drink?
Replies: 17
Views: 15138

Re: Best pub in Shields these days to drink?

The winter gardens is now a fruit shop (no differencetherethen :lol: )the nook bar is now a pizza shop and specsavers i think, the cranny is still going on the corner.
by isomache
Wed Nov 02, 2011 3:10 am
Forum: Cleadon Park School
Topic: teachers? the good the bad the ugly
Replies: 11
Views: 11548

Re: teachers? the good the bad the ugly

just going through old teachers at cleadon park, mr thornton as well as the trick with the slipper he used to put a pencil in between each finger of one hand and squeeze the fingers together, another one was he would make you stand on a chair and if you had sideboards would lift you up by them and m...
by isomache
Thu Oct 27, 2011 1:23 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Swans Training School
Replies: 3
Views: 1507

Re: Swans Training School

remember it well served my time as a welder back in 75. rember the bone yard after a thursday night out. they filmed some episodes of when the boat comes in outside and inside the pub down the bottom of the bank ? the neptune, also rember the pies was there for a year, started out 9 stone after a ye...
by isomache
Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:49 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: sanatorium at cleadon
Replies: 18
Views: 5495

Re: sanatorium at cleadon

when i was a kid used to deliver papers for a paper shop on the corner of park avenue ( ? back in 73). The owner on a sunday would get me to go up to the sanitorium to at cleadon park to sell papers to the patients in there. I guess they were TB patients back then, the patients would wait for me com...
by isomache
Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:02 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: pub name
Replies: 26
Views: 5863

Re: pub name

was ripons the sports shop not opposite the town hall next door to the brittania inn. sure i used to go there to buy thick lengths of elastic to make catapults when i was a kid.
by isomache
Thu Jul 28, 2011 3:18 am
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: Best pub in Shields these days to drink?
Replies: 17
Views: 15138

Re: Best pub in Shields these days to drink?

Try the prince Edward at the Nook youll go oot for a laugh and come back in stiches.
by isomache
Mon May 11, 2009 2:06 pm
Forum: Cleadon Park School
Topic: cleadon Park
Replies: 14
Views: 19891

Re: cleadon Park

sorry about the delay have seen mr pyle never changed, also mr pippet he is a bit of a music buff. i might be sad here: mr bruce (wee jab) used to take us to derby street baths for swimming once a week on the bus (local transport and had to pay) he borrowed 4 pence (old money) off me never got it ba...
by isomache
Mon Apr 20, 2009 7:35 pm
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: BEYOND THE NETTY DOOR
Replies: 6
Views: 2518

Re: BEYOND THE NETTY DOOR

can relate to edith street. in mid sixties when only a boy my grandmother used to live up there. used to visit with my old man every saturday. she lived in a ground floor flat and the atmosphere i have never forgotten it was so oppresive although my grandmother was a nice person. she once looked aft...
by isomache
Mon Apr 20, 2009 7:15 pm
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: south shields piers and groyne
Replies: 2
Views: 1141

south shields piers and groyne

could someone tell me the reason for one lighthouse shining a white light and one a red light,
and what was the purpose of the groyne. be most grateful
by isomache
Sun Dec 21, 2008 12:24 pm
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: MARGARET THATCHER DIES ON STAGE
Replies: 8
Views: 1401

Re: MARGARET THATCHER DIES ON STAGE

aye there will be a massive turn up at her funeral from the north east just to make sure she is dead. As one polititian said "she was just misunderstood" b**locks
by isomache
Thu Nov 27, 2008 8:43 pm
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: oldest pub in south shields
Replies: 13
Views: 4477

oldest pub in south shields

could anyone tell me what the oldest pub still in use in shields is cheeeeeeeeers
by isomache
Sat Dec 08, 2007 1:17 pm
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: Covent Gardens
Replies: 6
Views: 750

Re: Covent Gardens

do they still have the different eating places in covent garden
by isomache
Tue Nov 27, 2007 1:58 pm
Forum: Cleadon Park School
Topic: cleadon Park
Replies: 14
Views: 19891

Re: cleadon Park

hello toxic avenger think it was all closed late 70s developed early eighties yep there is very little left behind the front
by isomache
Mon Nov 26, 2007 5:15 pm
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: Favourite thing about South Shields!!
Replies: 33
Views: 3066

Re: Favourite thing about South Shields!!

got to say worked all over the country but always been glad to get back to sunny??? south shields.As dorothy once said there,s nay plaice like hame or the the nook on a friday night
by isomache
Mon Nov 26, 2007 5:01 pm
Forum: Cleadon Park School
Topic: cleadon Park
Replies: 14
Views: 19891

Re: cleadon Park

the only thing left of the school which is now a community center is the old boys gym, the old woodwork room and the metalwork room which one of which is a weights gym i think

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