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‘Saved by a Cat’ – a feel good story for Christmas

A few months ago I spent a morning at North Tyneside Local Studies Library, with my colleague Sarah ...

Behind the scenes in the stores of Tyne and Wear Archives

It has been another busy day up in the Archives stores. We have 12 miles of shelving if you laid the...

Bungling burglars and sweet-toothed thieves

Over the past six months I’ve been popping into the local studies libraries in North Shields a...

Dazzle Painting of ships in the First World War and the model of ss Hindustan

Although we have hundreds of ship models in our collections, only one of them is dazzle painted. &nb...


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