A nostalgic journey on DVD

Photos used in the DVD.
Photos used in the DVD.

A new community DVD that promises to take viewers on a special nostalgic journey through north Northumberland has recently been released.

Memory Highway Amble takes a look back at the seaside town as well as the surrounding area – Warkworth, Chevington, Broomhill, Red Row, Hauxley and Shilbottle.

Photos used in the DVD.

Photos used in the DVD.

It has been produced by Six Townships, a group of local historians formed in 2002, which has produced DVDs on a number of towns in Northumberland.

Clockwise from top left, the pictures above show Broomhill and Acklington Colliery Silver Band in 1939, the chemist’s shop in Amble when it was owned by George Waters, Shilbottle Colliery and a Craigg’s bus at Chevington Drift with B Douglas, G Lillico and A Kirkup in 1931.

The 50-minute DVD is available from the group’s website at at www.sixtownships.org.uk

It is priced at £5.79 and available free to schools and residential homes.