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20 individual and uniquely named huts

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Video of Blyth Tall Ships Regatta 2016
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Latest Gallery Updates 27/06/2017
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NORTH EAST CHILLI FESTIVAL
Opposite Gloucester Lodge Farm
Fri, Sat & Sun 30th June, 1st & 2nd July
Featuring:- Heaven 17
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Gardening Competition
Judging Dates: Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th July
Entry Closing Date: 9th June 2017
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Tour of Britain
Blyth Town Centre
Monday 04th September

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Thank you for visiting About Blyth

I am a 69-year-old happily retired ex Power Station Supervisor, I have ran this personal website from 2003 to date.

I am very interested in the development of the Blyth area over the years. I am out and about taking pictures and gathering images almost daily. I would appreciate any information or donation pictures of the Blyth area.
I wish to thank the following people for allowing their images to be shown here:-
Ron Dobson, Dave Durward, Steve Wilson, Henry Pattinson, Dave Edwards, Dave Coussons and many others.
All images are the copyright of their respective owners.

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Message from Bob

Please feel free to offer your opinion on anything contained on this website, your feedback is very much appreciated.

If you have any images that can be shown here please send them to me.
I am in the process of upgrading the website, please be patient as I carry out the work. Any help would be greatly appreciated!, enjoy looking through the images and if you have any information please pass it on. Thank you for your patience and I hope everything is running smoothly. If you encounter any issues that spoil your viewing please let me know.
Regards
Bob Simmons (Administrator)

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About Blyth Portfolio
View Information about individual albums available on www.aboutblyth.co.uk
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Updated 24/02/2015
[Album – Blyth Beach 2]
2 new images

3 Albums of Blyth Beach and surrounding area.
2 Albums showing Blyth Battery
1 Album depicting Ridley Park.

Beach/Park/Battery - Read more

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Updated 13/06/2017
[Album – Blyth Events 5]
2 images – Drill Hall Demolition

9 Albums showing the various public events that have taken place in the Blyth area over the years.

Blyth Events - Read more

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Updated 25/04/2017
[Album – Shops of Blyth 2]
1 New image – Blush, a new nail bar.

Albums include:- Churches, Pubs Past & Present, Shops, Eating Places among many iconic buildings of the Blyth Area.

Buildings of Blyth - Read more

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Updated 28/05/2017
[Album – Changing Blyth 9]
1 image of Care Home Renovation
Albion Court 5.

Images depicting the many changes to the Blyth scenery over many years including demolitions and new builds among many others.

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Updated 27/06/2017
[New Album River Views 2]
31 new images
[Album River Views]
17 new images

11 Albums of:- River Views, Staiths & Jetty’s, South Harbour, Piers & Lighthouses, Harbour General Views.

Harbour Views - Read more

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Updated 25/06/2017
[New Album River Tugs 3]
8 new images
EN AVANT 1 & EN AVANT 10
EN AVANT 20 & INGE W
DIAN KINGDOM & JADE
MULTRATUG 14 & STRATHDEE

13 Albums of:- Dredgers, Lifeboats, Submarines, Tugs, Ferries, River Launches and Fishing Vessels.

Harbour Vessels - Read more

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Updated 20/06/2017
[Album – Past & Present 17]
4 new images
Market Place & Market Place 2
SHOEFAYRE & SHOEFAYRE2
[Album – A Shopping History 1]
1 new image – D,J PRESTON (Optician)

5 Albums of Blyth’s Shopping history and 17 Albums of Past and Present images.

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Updated 26/02/2017
[Album – Aerial Views of Blyth]
New album with 33 new images

These albums cover:-
Blyth in the Past, Modern & Present.
Including Coal Mining, Railways, Bus Station & Market Place views.

Pictures of Blyth - Read more

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Updated 18/10/2016
[Gallery – Ship Breaking]
Updated with new images and information

9 Albums showing many images of the ship breaking industry in Blyth.

Ship Breaking - Read more

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Updated 25/09/2016
[Album – Ship Building 1]
10 new images

6 Picture albums of many of the vessels built in Blyth over the years

Ship Building - Read more

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Updated 23/06/2017
[Album Visiting Ships 2017]
6 new images:
CS RECORDER & MARILYN M
MPI RUCIO & OLYMPIC BIBBY
PAULIN B & SPAUWER

27 Albums of shipping that has visited Blyth harbour over the years.

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