11 nostalgic reminders of life in South Tyneside in 1977

Let's rewind to 1977.

We watched John Travolta’s dance moves, marvelled at Star Wars and loved the sounds of David Soul and Abba. But what was happening closer to home in 1977 while all that happened on the stage and screen?

It was an era of cheap petrol, flares, and a chance to get an aquatone at the Temple Park Leisure Centre.

The town hall bells got a spruce-up and the South Shields Squadronnaires were on the march.

And to prove it, we got it all on camera. Take a look and re-live the memories.