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Forum: Amble and Hauxley 24-04-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By rickt
As far as I can remember the boat yard was...

As far as I can remember the boat yard was Harrisons . Here's a snipet of info from the Ambler magazine "The boat yard of J&J Harrison started in Amble in 1870 mainly building collier brigs but by...
Forum: New member zone 08-02-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By rickt
The old Red Row school next door to the Brick...

The old Red Row school next door to the Brick Club is gone and now a housing estate. The school house is still standing.
https://i.postimg.cc/NFMzVk42/redrow.jpg
Forum: General topics 25-09-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,114
Posted By rickt
I'v never heard of this hobby before ,but that's...

I'v never heard of this hobby before ,but that's the type of magnet I've ordered to go with my new double sided magnet I got the other day .I've been out once and it's great fun. I was out at Ulgham...
Forum: General topics 24-09-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,114
Posted By rickt
Magnet fishing

There seems to be a new hobby out there. It seems to combine fishing & metal detecting. I've only heard about it recently and there is a huge following on Youtube. You buy a special magnet with a...
Forum: General topics 11-05-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 8,370
Posted By rickt
B&W to colour !

How many times have you wanted to turn an old black and white image into a colour one? There is software available to do it but it wasn't free .

Well now you can do it on-line for free . Try it...
Forum: General topics 11-05-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,185
Posted By rickt
B&W to colour !

How many times have you wanted to turn an old black and white image into a colour one? There is software available to do it but it wasn't free .

Well now you can do it on-line for free . Try it...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 19-04-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 13,977
Posted By rickt
Cheers for that. Never knew there was a structure...

Cheers for that. Never knew there was a structure there. This must a picture from the late 50's or early 60's.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 18-04-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 13,977
Posted By rickt
Old photo

Here's an image just uncovered tonight. I'm curious to know what the buildings are on the left side of the photo. They look like some sort of concrete structures. Any ideas?
I bought a wooden box...
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 23-01-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,333
Posted By rickt
Yes ,it's was on the TV last year . I watched it...

Yes ,it's was on the TV last year . I watched it and actually recorded it ....oops!
It was only on for 30mins but it was quite interesting to watch.
Forum: Togston, Broomhill, Hadston and Red Row 15-09-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 59,669
Posted By rickt
thats the one Coquet. Same photo I scanned from...

thats the one Coquet. Same photo I scanned from the book and thats the only one I've ever seen of the Radar. It is an early photo . I remember the front porch they built on when they did meals. I'm...
Forum: Togston, Broomhill, Hadston and Red Row 14-09-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 59,669
Posted By rickt
I've only seen one picture of the Radar and thats...

I've only seen one picture of the Radar and thats in a book ...I think of Amble and surrounding areas . I have it somewhere . I drank there in the mid eightys and after it was turned in to houses , I...
Forum: Togston, Broomhill, Hadston and Red Row 24-06-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 146,736
Posted By rickt
Michael Manders was the last person in the...

Michael Manders was the last person in the Manders family to run the amusements in Amble. I was suprised to see nothing left of the site . There building chalets there now I think . Michael in still...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 19-06-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,369
Posted By rickt
Much better then than it is now.

Much better then than it is now.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 01-04-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 111,882
Posted By rickt
Well spotted Morph , doesn't seem to have changed...

Well spotted Morph , doesn't seem to have changed much in all these years.
https://s5.postimg.org/vju1rcjjr/moods.jpg
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 25-02-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 17,243
Posted By rickt
Great footage, just love aerial views, the...

Great footage, just love aerial views, the reason I got into drone's. Have done quite a few videos myself. Here's one of Widdrington done a few years ago .https://youtu.be/qg8Lck-fyDQ
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 25-01-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,201
Posted By rickt
Yes ,an interesting find [anchor].Would love to...

Yes ,an interesting find [anchor].Would love to know the history about it .
Forum: General topics 06-08-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,688
Posted By rickt
Yes , I watched it again as it was a repeat . It...

Yes , I watched it again as it was a repeat . It had been shown before , last year I think . Very interesting it was . I love Howick and the walk along the path to the bay . Lovely place.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 26-03-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 24,067
Posted By rickt
Some nice finds there Coquet especially the...

Some nice finds there Coquet especially the hands............very unusual .

Never noticed the wall before , funny how you can miss things when your not looking!
Forum: Widdrington 16-01-2017, 12:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 51,933
Posted By rickt
Interesting link ,coquet . I wonder where that OB...

Interesting link ,coquet . I wonder where that OB is.

Yes , I have a few videos on youtube ,heres alink to one of them
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M43uPARvcMg
Forum: Widdrington 13-01-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 51,933
Posted By rickt
Hi chaps ,haven't been on the forum for quite a...

Hi chaps ,haven't been on the forum for quite a while and just noticed this post regarding The Burn Fireclay Co Ltd. I worked there nearly 40 years ago , infact I worked there twice ,having left in...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 18-10-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,264
Posted By rickt
Not sure about the course ,but we bought and...

Not sure about the course ,but we bought and brought the boat 'SeaQuest' back to Amble from Berwick back in 2000. Got lots of photos of her . She was in a sorry state back in 2000 but even in a worse...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 02-10-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 33,680
Posted By rickt
Excellent , seems good quality too . I've...

Excellent , seems good quality too . I've downloaded it to watch on the TV screen later .
Thanks
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 16-08-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,155
Posted By rickt
Great pictures Hollydog . Look forward to seeing...

Great pictures Hollydog . Look forward to seeing more of the scans .
Forum: Togston, Broomhill, Hadston and Red Row 24-02-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 24,099
Posted By rickt
Looks like the bungalow and 5 houses . I can...

Looks like the bungalow and 5 houses . I can remember the houses by the roadside but forget about the ones set back from the road.
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 24-02-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,494
Posted By rickt
Great picture and in good condition too...

Great picture and in good condition too ,considering it's age .
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