Gale force winds did not deter shoppers from queuing as post-Christmas sales started at Binns in 1975, but are you pictured?Gale force winds did not deter shoppers from queuing as post-Christmas sales started at Binns in 1975, but are you pictured?
Gale force winds did not deter shoppers from queuing as post-Christmas sales started at Binns in 1975, but are you pictured?

Nine retro photos showing what life was like in South Tyneside in 1975

Let's take a look at life in the borough in 1975.

What were you doing in 1975 in South Tyneside? Were you pictured queuing for the Binns sales or opening gifts at Hedworthfield Secondary School?

Were you training with the South Shields Harriers or flying high in the darts league?

If you were, chances were we got you on camera. Take a look at these Shields Gazette archive photos.

If you were, chances were we got you on camera. Take a look at these Shields Gazette archive photos.