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Harton and Westoe Miners Welfare, Low Lane, South Shields

Harton and Westoe Miners Welfare

Here is South Shields latest, newest, sporting and social facility in the recently named Low Lane. This sports and social club stands on land formerly occupied by the old Harton Colliery, which closed in 1969. The Miners Welfare exists to look after the social and sporting needs of ex-miners their dependents, families, and the local community, you can read all about the opening ceremony in this post.



Written by curly

March 31, 2007 at 12:01 am

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  1. Eye catching, technically excellent photo. Did you get this effect in Photoshop or by quickly changing the focal length of a zoom lens?


    March 31, 2007 at 2:31 am

  2. I’ve used one of Photoshop’s motion blur tools.


    March 31, 2007 at 7:14 pm

  3. Nice week’s work as usual, Curly. I see that at least one non-existent redundant mining professional has go himself a smart sports car.


    March 31, 2007 at 7:27 pm

  4. Hmm, a flashback. Great effect.

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    June 6, 2007 at 3:31 pm

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