Lifestyle

Lifestyle
Tynemouth Open Air School.

Looking Back at Woodlawn School

The first open air school for the health of children was opened in Germany in 1904. Tynemouth Open Air School opened on July 15, 1918, and was given temporary premises, using spare ground at the site proposed for Spring Gardens School.

Lifestyle
Charles Tombling.

Looking Back at Tynemouth

In reminiscences about his childhood in the mid-19th century, Tynemouth historian Jack Young recalled that Middle Street was the commercial heart of the village, with 18 places of business. Front Street was mostly residential.

Lifestyle
Old Tram Sheds.

Looking Back at the trams

A public meeting in 1879 led to the formation of a horse tram company, running a line between Saville Street and Grand Parade. This quickly went out of business.

Lifestyle
Load more