What could be better than watching the bird population at Marsden Rock, just like this couple in August 1963.
What could be better than watching the bird population at Marsden Rock, just like this couple in August 1963.

11 pictures of South Tyneside summers in the 1960s - who remembers these days?

Summertime and the memories are aplenty of how we whiled away the hours in times gone by.

Thursday, 9th July 2020, 6:00 am

But how did the people of South Tyneside pass the time in the summer of the early 60s?

Bars, beaches, browsing the shops and taking in the latest film were just some of the answers.

But don’t just take our word for it. Take a look at these photo reminders of life in the sweltering 60s.

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