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11:29am Friday 7th March 2014
ABOVE PICTURE: Richmond Market Place in June 1964 after what was deemed experimental changes to the layout which had seen the stalls moved to their current position and the bus station moved to the old Toll Booth site. Part of the Market Place had been made one-way and motorists, according to our Richmond reporter, were not best pleased
4:31pm Friday 21st February 2014
3:43pm Friday 14th February 2014
From this newspaper 150 years ago. – An extraordinary meeting of the Darlington Board of Health was held in the Board of Guardians’ room, on Thursday, to accept (or refuse) an offer made by Messrs J Backhouse and Co., to occupy the offices erected in connection with the New Market. There were present: Messrs Jos Pease (chairman), Jon Pease, Kay, Harris, Russell, Wrightson, Benson, Stephenson, Backhouse and Buckton.
2:20pm Friday 7th February 2014
3:51pm Friday 31st January 2014
From this newspaper 150 years ago. – The funeral of the late Duke of Cleveland took place on Tuesday, and, notwithstanding it was ostensibly private in its character – a desire to that effect having, shortly before his death, been expressed by the deceased nobleman – an immense concourse of persons were present to witness the obsequies pertaining to the occasion.
4:27pm Friday 24th January 2014
3:44pm Friday 17th January 2014
Picture above: The wheelchair-bound Lady Masham performs the opening honours at Northallerton’s new tourist information centre in October 1990. The specially-designed octagonal building is still open and run by volunteers. Back then it was operated by Hambleton District Council but tourism services was one of the first services to suffer when the council began trimming its budgets in 2009
4:41pm Friday 10th January 2014
4:13pm Friday 3rd January 2014
On Wednesday, at noon, the gentlemen in Messrs Backhouse and Co’s Bank, as well as the inhabitants of the immediate neighbourhood, were greatly alarmed by an explosion of gas which proceeded from a cellar beneath the Messrs Backouse’s private office.
12:36pm Monday 6th January 2014
11:49am Friday 20th December 2013
Christmas Day – as every good Churchman, careful housewife, happy schoolboy, and weary worker has long ago discovered – falls in the present year of grace upon a Friday. At first sight there is nothing very suggestive in the fact; and our readers will ask why we mention it.
1:08pm Friday 13th December 2013
Boat accident on the Tees at Stockton and narrow escape. Soon after six o’clock on Monday evening, an accident occurred on the Tees which might easily have resulted in the loss of the lives of no less than fourteen persons.
2:36pm Friday 29th November 2013
3:44pm Friday 22nd November 2013
12:14pm Friday 15th November 2013
PICTURE: It is not clear from our files why the D&S Times photographer took this picture of children at All Saints RC School at Thirsk in February 1964, but it is a reminder when it was deb rigeur for schoolchildren to wear garberdineb macs, duffle coats,b balaclavas, caps and shorts to school. How many children can be identified?
1:25pm Friday 8th November 2013
12:13pm Friday 1st November 2013
3:07pm Friday 27th September 2013
Harrowgate Hill Estate – Such is the name that has been given by the society which was started a few months ago for the mutual purchase and allotment of land, to the estate which the Messrs Thompson sold them on the North Road, Darlington.
12:38pm Friday 20th September 2013
3:01pm Friday 5th July 2013
Borough Police. Before E Gilkes and J Richardson, Esqs. Vagrancy. – Wm. Williams, an incorrigble old man, was charged by PC Horne with being without any visible means of subsistence. The officer found the defendant on Messrs Bolckow and Vaughan’s works about 5 o’clock on Sunday morning.
4:41pm Tuesday 2nd July 2013
4:47pm Friday 21st June 2013
From this newspaper 150 years ago – Yorkshire Agricultural Show at South Stockton. Public meeting. On Thursday evening, a public meeting of the inhabitants of Stockton and convened by the Deputy Mayor, in compliance with a numerously signed requisition, was held at the Borough Hall, for the purpose of considering what steps should be taken to promote the success of the Yorkshire Agricultural Show, to be held at South Stockton in August next. The attendance was very meagre. J Laing, Esq (Mayor) presided.
3:53pm Friday 14th June 2013
5:29pm Friday 31st May 2013
Picture: Joan Foster of Norton, Stockton-on- Tees, sent this picture after seeing last month’s archive picture of the Friarage Hospital nurses from 1986 which featured her daughter, Helen Bate, who now works at Scarborough Hospital.
3:08pm Friday 24th May 2013
On Friday week, a special meeting of this company was held at the Board Room, York. G H Seymour Esq was in the chair. The chairman stated that the bill for the amalgamation of the Stockton and Darlington Company with his company, had been passed with very little opposition.
3:29pm Monday 20th May 2013
4:07pm Tuesday 14th May 2013
2:35pm Tuesday 14th May 2013
Our readers will probably remember that a few months ago, we announced that the erection of a new temperance hall was contemplated, and that already a building committee had been appointed, at a meeting of the Stockton Temperance Society, to make the necessary enquiries as to a suitable site.
South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway. On Thursday last, Mr D P Appleby, the contractor for the line of railway connecting this town with the South Durham coal field at West Auckland, conducted the officials and his friends over the line by means of his locomotive engine.
On Wednesday, Edward Backhouse Esq and a number of gentlemen on the local committee organised to secure the Royal Agricultural Society's meeting next year at Darlington, met the deputation from the society at the northeastern station.
4:39pm Tuesday 14th May 2013