NOSTALGIA: Memories of Woolies

Staff at the Alnwick branch of Woolworths ready for their late-night shopping in December 1990.
Staff at the Alnwick branch of Woolworths ready for their late-night shopping in December 1990.

The photograph, top, of staff at the former Woolworth’s store getting ready for a night of Christmas shopping in 1990 sparked a number of comments on our Facebook page.

Tracey Prime, Wendy Luke, Jo Lunn, Betty Ternent, Heather Dawson, Nick Stafford, Jennifer MacRae and Caroline Wilkinson, along with a Mr Gove, were all identified by themselves and others. If you have more information, get in touch,

The second Woolworth site in Alnwick.

The second Woolworth site in Alnwick.

The bottom picture shows the Woolworths store in its second location in the town, on Bondgate Without.