A selection of South Tyneside memories from 1974. See if there are any that you remember.
A selection of South Tyneside memories from 1974. See if there are any that you remember.

How life looked in South Tyneside in 1974 - nine retro scenes from the days of Rippons, Snowfresh and Plessey

Toys in Rippons, fundraising at Plessey and shopping at Snowfresh. They all feature in our flashback to South Tyneside in 1974.

Saturday, 25th September 2021, 4:55 am

We’ve been digging into the Shields Gazette archives again! And this time we came up with these 9 photos from the borough and they were all taken 47 years ago.

Do you recognise the Redwell amateur film makers, or the organisers of the Harvest Festival at St Hilda’s Church? How about the children enjoying the Lunar Jet ride at the amusements?

Have a look and then share your own memories of South Tyneside in the 1970s.

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