Charlotte Allen reports on the Simpson’s Hotel, Wallsend, which had provided accommodation for single homeless men since it was built in 1912. This was a Tyne Tees TV news magazine item for Today at Six broadcast on 18 April 1974.
Tyne Tees Television report transmitted 15 October 1974 on a surprise strike by Newcastle bus drivers following suspensions of eight conductors the previous day. The public were not informed, which has caused chaos in the city. Interview with Alan Bull, Chairman of the local branch of the PTE union, about the situation.
A Tyne Tees Television news magazine item in which a couple perform a song lamenting the demolition of the old Byker area of Newcastle. As they sing, the film intercuts views of Byker filmed by a news crew showing the older terraced streets being demolished as well as the new Byker Wall. This report was transmitted 15 October 1974.
Tyne Tees Television reporter Peter Holland interviews a man who is leaving his job at the Propytex Ltd factory in Hartlepool due to cash shortages within the company. The report was transmitted 15 October 1974.
Mute Tyne Tees Television film insert of the Byker area of Newcastle transmitted 15 October 1974.
Mute Tyne Tees Television footage of various historic glass items on display at the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle transmitted 15 October 1974.
Mute Tyne Tees Television footage of Sacriston swimming baths transmitted 15 October 1974.
Tyne Tees Television story to camera by reporter Peter Holland of a ‘work in’ by employees of the Propytex factory in Hartlepool. Includes interview with Mr Jack Richardson with regards the workers' position. This report was transmitted 15 October 1974.
Mute Tyne Tees Television footage showing traffic jams and pedestrians on the streets of Newcastle during an unannounced bus strike. This report was transmitted 15 October 1974.
Mute Tyne Tees Television news footage of a new road bridge at Allerdene near Gateshead which has cracks. Includes general views of flats, possibly sheltered housing, and the Royal County Hotel at Durham. The report was transmitted 15 October 1974.
Mute Tyne Tees Television footage of the opening of the new Holiday Inn hotel at Seaton Burn transmitted 15 October 1974.
Phil McDonnell introduces this atmospheric news feature on Newcastle United’s 1974 FA Cup Final defeat against Liverpool at Wembley on 4 May for this Tyne Tees TV Today at Six Cup Special. The focus is on the empty city streets and fans watching the match on televisions at home and in a local pub. Includes vox pops with fans. This was broadcast on 14 May 1974.
Stock film footage of the Alston area filmed from a train travelling on the Haltwhistle to Alston railway line for Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six broadcast on 19 February 1975.
Film inserts of the installation of Hugh Lindsay as the Roman Catholic Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle and a Phil McDonnell interview with Bishop Lindsay for Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six broadcast on 19 February 1975.
Stock footage of a woman teacher helping children in a classroom for Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six broadcast on 19 February 1975.
Entertaining news item of boys’ school choir singing a Middlesbrough Football Club song broadcast on Tyne Tees TV Today at Six news on 19 February 1975.
Four film inserts that record a hospital catering department’s provision of ‘computor’ meals for Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six broadcast on 19 February 1975.
Tyne Tees Television reporter Peter Holland interviews rock and roll star Tommy Steele from the stage of the Sunderland Empire where twenty years ago he made his stage debut as frontman for ‘The Steelmen’. He recollects that first night and is asked about pop stardom and the course of his career since then. This report was transmitted 14 September 1976.
A Tyne Tees Television report with Ann Avery who is testing out a new type of bullet resistent glass by allowing herself to be shot at through the glass with a Colt 45 revolver. This report was transmitted 14 September 1976.
Peter Holland report on a house insulation job creation scheme on Tyneside for Tyne Tees TV news programme Northern Life broadcast on 16 September 1976.
Report on the arrival of the first supplies of oil at Shell UK’s Teesport Refinery for the Tyne Tees Television Northern Life news programme, broadcast on 16 September 1976.
A report on women’s professional wrestling for the Tyne Tees Television Northern Life news magazine programme broadcast on 16 September 1976. The piece features interviews with British professional, and former British and European Ladies Champion, Mitzi Mueller and her opponent Lolita Loren (?) (real name Chrissy Thompson) who take part in a Brian Dixon All Star Wrestling promotional tour in Newcastle upon Tyne. Includes fight footage and vox pop with a man in the audience.
This unidentified item may be footage for a report on squatters at Cuthbert House council house block for the Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six broadcast on 18 April 1974.
Preparations for the traditional Chapeltown Carnival in Leeds are underway, and this news piece features interviews with different costume designers and committee members as they get ready for Carnival. This news piece was originally transmitted 22nd August, 1980. Reporter Petrina Rance.
Hardy Amies and Richard Whiteley discuss the latest in men’s fashions in this Calendar News piece originally broadcast on 20th April, 1977. The short interview takes place outside the old Hepworth’s building in Leeds.