Icy reminders of the past but how many do you remember?
Icy reminders of the past but how many do you remember?

A flurry of retro winter scenes after South Tyneside welcomes its first snow of 2022

The first South Tyneside snow of 2022 has landed on the borough – albeit short-lived, and it’s certainly nothing compared to these icy scenes from the past!

Thursday, 6th January 2022, 4:49 pm

We have gathered 10 archive images of the borough facing a wintry day and here they are – from blizzards on King Street in 2009 to sledging on the Cleadon Hills in the same year.

There’s a possibility of more snow on the way so let’s remind ourselves of some good old fashioned downpours from the past.

Take a look and see if you can spot someone you know.

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