|Couple claimed £26k in benefits despite inheritance windfall - Sunderland Echo|
|Sunderland EchoCouple claimed £26k in benefits despite inheritance windfallSunderland EchoThe couple, of Byron Avenue, Boldon Colliery, should have told the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) and South Tyneside Council that they came into money after the death of Colin Hunter's uncle. The money took their bank balance to more than ...and more »
|Three teenagers arrested after Boldon shed burglaries - Shields Gazette|
|Shields GazetteThree teenagers arrested after Boldon shed burglariesShields GazetteOvernight between last Monday and Tuesday there were break-ins to shed's in Donkin Street, Topping Street, Kingswood Close and Whitechurch Close in Boldon Colliery. Items such as bikes, tools and gardening equipment were stolen during the break-ins.
|School chiefs vow to raise standards - Shields Gazette|
|Shields GazetteSchool chiefs vow to raise standardsShields GazetteBoldon School in New Road, Boldon Colliery, has been given a “requires improvement” rating by education watchdog Ofsted. Teaching and the achievement of pupils was described as inconsistent, with weaknesses in core subjects of English, maths and ...and more »
|Boldon School told it must improve - Shields Gazette|
|Shields GazetteBoldon School told it must improveShields GazetteBoldon School in New Road, Boldon Colliery, has been given a 'requires improvement' rating by education watchdog Ofsted. The quality of teaching was described as “inconsistent”, with the majority of weaker teaching seen in the core subjects of English, ...and more »
|Funeral takes place of controversial councillor - Sunderland Echo|
|Sunderland EchoFuneral takes place of controversial councillorSunderland EchoFamily, friends, colleagues and political foes packed the Independent Methodist Church in Boldon Colliery to celebrate the life of the councillor, who represented the Cleadon and East Boldon ward for UKIP. The late politician's devotion to his family ...and more »
|Grimethorpe Colliery Band "Walking in the Air"
Grimethorpe Colliery Band play "Walking in the Air" from "The Snowman" (Howard Blake, arr. Philip Sparke), followed by "Winter Wonderland" (arr. Langford).
|Devilla Colliery DCC sound locos in action
Sound on board SWD class 37 402, and class 20 199 in action on Airthrey Park's sister layout Devilla Colliery
|Grimethorpe Colliery plays Knight Templar, Dobcross 1992
George Allen's Knight Templar. Whit Friday Quickstep Contest held at Dobcross in Saddleworth, 1992.
|Agecroft Colliery Disaster 1958
A disaster at the Agecroft Colliery in 1958
|Urban Exploration - Annesley and Clipstone Collieries
A look at the remains of Nottinghamshire's derelict collieries. This is a photographic record of what will soon by cleared by "developers" to make way for mo...