Pictures from Northumberland in 1986.Pictures from Northumberland in 1986.
Pictures from Northumberland in 1986.

Flashback to 1986 with 31 pictures from Morpeth, Alnwick, Berwick, Blagdon, Wooler, Amble, Swarland, Thropton, Acklington, Warkworth and Widdrington

Our latest trawl through the archives takes us back to 1986.

It was the year of the nuclear reactor disaster at Chernobyl and the explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger, while England’s dreams of World Cup glory were dashed by Diego Maradona and his infamous ‘Hand of God’ goal as Argentina handed out a quarter final defeat.

Here are 31 pictures from around Northumberland in 1986.