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.

Nothing slipshod ever came from the pen of this editor...
Nothing slipshod ever came from the pen of this editor...
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A housewife's forgetfulness led to a house fire in Alnwick
A housewife's forgetfulness led to a house fire in Alnwick
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The Duchess ended up in hospital following a skiing accident....
The Duchess ended up in hospital following a skiing accident....
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The advertising rates for the Gazette - what a bargain!
The advertising rates for the Gazette - what a bargain!
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