Northumberland Gazette from 1959

FROM OUR ARCHIVES: January 16 1959

Winter storms dominated the news coverage in the pages of the Gazette 60 years ago but if you could make it to a film screening Elvis Presley was starring in King Creole.

Here's a fascinating glimpse into life in Alnwick and district in January 1959.

Concern over the closure of a colliery at Scremerston
Concern over the closure of a colliery at Scremerston
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A blizzardy sale - doesn't that sound like fun!
A blizzardy sale - doesn't that sound like fun!
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Watty Frater's Hawaiian Serenaders sound like great entertainment!
Watty Frater's Hawaiian Serenaders sound like great entertainment!
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The birth rate remained high and the death rate dropped....
The birth rate remained high and the death rate dropped....
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