Potato scenes galore but does one of them bring back memories for you?
Potato scenes galore but does one of them bring back memories for you?

Dig in to these nine potato-themed retro photos from South Tyneside - including the day Keith Chegwin visited Colmans

The world’s eyes are on the humble potato – and so are ours in these archive photos from South Tyneside.

Monday, 30th May 2022, 2:24 pm

The World Potato Congress is being held in Dublin this week with 1,000 delegates gathering from countries across the world.

And that gives us a chance to spotlight our own potato photos from the Shields Gazette archives.

Who remembers the day when Keith Chegwin tried out chips at Colmans in 2008?

We’ve got potatoes that look like space ships and Teddy Bears and we want you to chip in if you spot someone you know in these photos.

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