Shields history book to go on sale

A new book highlighting the history of North Shields is due to go on sale next week.

‘North Shields in Old Photographs’ is by Patricia Hope and published by Amberley Publishers.

The book, a collection of old photographs with the history behind each one, is priced £12.99.

It states: “The life and times of the people of North Shields portrayed in this selection of photographs gives the reader a glimpse of how life once was, and it is these people that once lived in this area that this book is dedicated to.”