Special Collections

 


Selected Collection - 2012 - A Year in the Life of our Area

I started to photograph A Year in my Area with the North Shields Christmas Market in December 2011. The year is now nearly at an end and I have covered many parts of the North East documenting events and life in the area. This year has been very special because of the Queens Jubilee the Olympic Torch Relay the Olympic Games and many royal visits. The Duchess of Wessex came for the Forces Day held in Exhibition Park the Queen visited as part of her Jubilee tour Princess Ann came to open Tynemouth Station. The Duchess of Cambridge came to to Newcastle to meet volunteers and athletes who made the Olympics such a great success.

We also had local events taking place throughout the year. There were various Jubilee celebrations including one in Northumberland Park also Tynemouth Festival Sunderland Airshow the Shimmering Light display at Whitley Bay VW campervans down at the Haven in Tynemouth and many more.

We also had many visiting cruise ships and NATO warships plus all the boats and ships that work from the Tyne. The North Sea ferries tankers container vessels etc also the Lifeboat fishing boats Fishery Protection vessels pleasure boats and yachts all of which keep the river busy throughout the year. Then there has been the weather rain fog wind - and a little sun.

As the sun sets on 2012 we will have these memories to look back on not only in 2013 but for many years to come. As the sun rises on 2013 we will look forward to another year of photo-documenting. This year has been a record year for events and over 6000 pictures have been added to my archives which started in back in the 1960s.

Looking forward now to 2013 Ernest Storey


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 Rough sea at King Edward's Bay Tynemouth 2011
Rough
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 Waves Splashing Over North Pier Tynemouth 2011
Waves
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 High Light at Sunset Over River Tyne 2011
High
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 Moonlight Over North Shields Fish Quay 2011
Moonlight
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 Sunset, The Gut, Fish Quay North Shields 2011
Sunset,
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 Christmas Lights & Stalls, Northumberland Square North Shields 2011
Christmas
67
 Oil Rig AH001 Leaves River Tyne 2011
Oil
68
 Mist over Cullercoats Bay 2012
Mist
69
 Cranes at Sunset Howdon 2012
Cranes
70
 Trawlers Headway and Charnel at Albert Edward Dock North Shields 2011
Trawlers
71
 Shrimp Boats and Ship Entering Tyne 2012
Shrimp
72
 Gas Holder at Sunset, Hadrian Riverside Park, St Anthonys 2012
Gas
83
 HMS Illustrious Approaching the Tyne For Final Visit 29 February 2012
HMS
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 HMS Illustrious Entering the Tyne February 2012
HMS
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 HMS Illustrious Passing the Fish Quay February 2012
HMS
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 HMS Illustrious Sails Upriver on Final Visit 29 February 2012
HMS
87
 Washing the Shrimps North Shields 2012
Washing
94
 Spanish City Whitley Bay at Night Feb 2012
Spanish
95
 Rainbow Beam Over Whitley Bay Beach Feb 2012
Rainbow
96
 Rainbow Beam Over Whitley Bay Feb 2012
Rainbow
101
 Theatre Royal 175th Birthday Blaze February 2012 - 1
Theatre
102
 Theatre Royal 175th Birthday Bash February 2012 - 2
Theatre
103
 Theatre Royal 175th Birthday Bash February 2012 - 3
Theatre
104
 Theatre Royal 175th Birthday Bash February 2012 - 4
Theatre
105
 View of Fish Mosaic from the High Light March 2012
View
106
 Car Transporter Leaving the Tyne March 2012
Car
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 View from the High Light March 2012
View
108
 William Wights on Union Quay March 2012 - 1
William
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 William Wights on Union Quay March 2012 - 2
William
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 William Wights on Union Quay March 2012 - 3
William
111
 Richardson Dees Park Wallsend March 2012 -1
Richardson
112
 Richardson Dees Park Wallsend March 2012 - 2
Richardson
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 Richardson Dees Park Wallsend March 2012 - 3
Richardson
114
 Richardson Dees Park Wallsend March 2012 - 4
Richardson
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 Playground Richardson Dees Park Wallsend March 2012
Playground
116
 YMCA North Shields March 2012
YMCA
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 West Percy Street from top of YMCA March 2012
West
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 Northumberland Square from top of YMCA
Northumberland
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 TRAWLER SN.36 LUC RETURNING FISHQUAY NORTH SHIELDS March 2012
TRAWLER
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 THE GUT & SHOPS UNION QUAY NORTH SHIELDS March 2012
THE
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 THE GUT & RIVER TYNE & FISHQUAY from Lowlight Roof March 2012
THE
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 CLIFFORDS FORT FISHQUAY from Low Light Roof March 2012
CLIFFORDS
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 BORDER AGENCY CUSTOMS BOAT WEST QUAY NORTH SHIELDS March 2012
BORDER
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 THE LANTERN LOWLIGHT NORTH SHIELDS March 2012
THE
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 LOWLIGHT FISHQUAY NORTH SHIELDS March 2012
LOWLIGHT
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 North Tyneside 10K Road Race - Fish Quay Easter Sunday 2012 - 1
North
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 North Tyneside 10K Road Race - Fish Quay Easter Sunday 2012 - 2
North
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 North Tyneside 10K Road Race - Riverside Promenade Sunday 2012
North
129
 Quayside Entertainment April 2012 - 1
Quayside
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 Quayside Entertainment April 2012 - 2
Quayside
131
 Quayside Entertainment April 2012 - 3
Quayside
132
 Fishing Coble Stacey E SN-332 Leaving Fish Quay April 2012
Fishing
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 SHIP PALABORA NORTHUMBERLAND QUAY NORTH SHIELDS April 2012
SHIP
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 REMAINS OF DRY DOCK Old Swan Hunters Shipyard April 2012
REMAINS
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 A&PH BEDE SHIP REPAIRS YARD & Remains Of Swan Hunters WALLSEND April 2012
A&PH
178
 Sunderland Air Show 2012 Breitling Wingwalkers
Sunderland
179
 Sunderland Air Show 2012 Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (Lancaster Spitfire Hurricane)
Sunderland
180
 Sunderland Air Show 2012 RAF Falcons Team Leader
Sunderland
181
 The Queen at Gateshead Stadium during Jubilee visit July 2012
The
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 Inner Harbour Seaton Sluice and Melton Constable pub September 2012
Inner
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 Old Gaslight Seaton Sluice September 2012
Old
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 Boats in Seaton Sluice Harbour September 2012
Boats
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 Old Lighthouse (1788) Blyth - back of Bath Terrace September 2012
Old
186
 Northumberlandia profile view Blagdon September 2012
Northumberlandia
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 Nothumberlandia - view from head Blagdon September 2012
Nothumberlandia
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 The face of Northumberlandia Blagdon September 2012
The
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 Royal Quays Marina - Yacht hoisted to winter berth - September 2012
Royal
191
 Car Transporter off Royal Quays - September 2012
Car
192
 Royal Quays Marina (old King Edwards Dock) - September 2012
Royal
193
 Autumn Colours and Reflections 3 - Marden Quarry Whitley Bay October 2012
Autumn
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 Autumn Colours and Reflections 2 - Marden Quarry Whitley Bay October 2012
Autumn
195
 Autumn Colours and Reflections 1 - Marden Quarry Whitley Bay October 2012
Autumn
196
 Flock of birds over St Marys Island November 2012
Flock
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 Colywell Bay November 2012
Colywell
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 Trawler Luc leaves Fish Quay October 2012
Trawler
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 NATO Warships B.N.S Narcis & H.N.L.M.S Willenstad Leaving Tyne October 2012
NATO
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 NATO Warship B.N.S. Godetia(Belgium) Leaving River Tyne October 2012
NATO
201
 Autumn Colours Plessey Woods November 2012
Autumn
202
 Reflections in River Blyth Plessey Woods November 2012
Reflections
203
 Beach Huts Blyth Beach November 2012
Beach
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 Reflections in Blyth Harbour November 2012
Reflections
205
 Shimmer Festival Spanish City November 2012
Shimmer
206
 Marching Drummers Shimmer Light Display Panama Dip November 2012
Marching
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 Shimmer Light Festival The Links Whitley Bay November 2012
Shimmer
208
 Shimmer Light Display Skate Park Panama Dip November 2012
Shimmer
209
 Shimmer Festival Fireworks Display 1 Whitley Bay November 2012
Shimmer
210
 Shimmer Festival Fireworks Display 2 Whitley Bay November 2012
Shimmer
211
 Yacht Club Blyth November 2012
Yacht
214
 Tug Svitzer Castle Enters River Tyne November 2012
Tug
215
 NATO Warship H.N.L.M.S Van Speijk (Netherlands) Arriving River Tyne November 2012
NATO
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 NATO Warship H.N.L.M.S Van Speijk (Netherlands) Sails up TYNE November 2012
NATO
217
 Crew of Trawler WA*38 Work on Nets Fishmarket Quay North Shields November 2012
Crew
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 Birds feeding on flooded path Marden Quarry December 2012
Birds
219
 Rudolph Reindeer Sleigh Victorian Market North Shields December 2012
Rudolph
220
 Victorian Costumes at Christmas Market North Shields December 2012
Victorian
221
 Table Decoration Stall Victorian Christmas Market North Shileds December 2012
Table
222
 Stall Holders at Victorian Christmas Market North Shields Deceber 2012
Stall
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 Cake Stall at Victorian Christmas Market North Shields December 2012
Cake
224
 Street Entertainers (Bill Brook Man) at Victorian Christmas Market December 2012
Street
225
 Santas Grotto Beacon Centre North Shields December 2012
Santas