Interview by reporter David Taylor for the Tyne Tees Television Late Look news programme, originally broadcast on 15 February 1967, with George Chetwynd on his new appointment as Deputy Chairman of the Land Commission. Chetwynd was previously the director of the North East Development Council for five years.
A Tyne Tees Television news report on a union meeting taking place inside Middlesbrough Town Hall. This is followed by an interview with two union officials outside the town hall about the reason for said meeting. This report was transmitted 26 July 1967.
Teaser trailer for an interview with Charlton Heston for the Tyne Tees Television Six Five news programme, originally broadcast on 16 January 1968.
Tyne Tees television presenter Bob Langley interviews the Hollywood actor Charlton Heston for the Six Five news programme originally broadcast on 16 January 1968. He is in Newcastle to promote his new film, Will Penny, a cowboy movie.
Tyne Tees Television interview with Chief Executive Sir John Hunter of Swan Hunter and Tyne Shipbuilders and film inserts on a shipyard strike at Swan Hunters, Newcastle upon Tyne, including aerial footage of shipyards and of a strike meeting. This news footage was included in a Look of the Month compilation, originally broadcast on 28 October 1968.
Tyne Tees Television footage of Enoch Powell closing his speech on race relations in Britain at the annual Conservative Party Conference in Blackpool, Lancashire, on 10 October 1968. This clip appeared in a Look of the Month compilation broadcast on 28 October 1968.
Film insert of the arrival of Labour government Secretary of State for Defence Denis Healey at military barracks in Barnard Castle for the Tyne Tees TV news programme Today at Six broadcast on 25 November 1968.
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.
Tyne Tees TV interview with Manny Shinwell, a British trade union official, Labour politician and one of the leading figures of Red Clydeside, later becoming Lord Dormand of Easington, County Durham. The interview is in response to the government’s Prices and Incomes Act, 1967, and the devaluation of the pound on November 20, 1967, amidst increasing wage claims. This item was originally broadcast on 1 June 1968.
A home movie made by Daniel Webster, believed a vice-principle of Bede College in Durham, of his family made between 1947 and 1957. The focus of the film is his two children who are seen growing from children to adults. The film records a number of domestic scenes of the family such as Christmas and holidays to the Lake District, Scotland and Ulster. The film includes a number of acted sequences featuring family members as well as shots 50's domestic scenes. The film also includes views from two Durham Miners Gala (1952 and 1955?) as well as motorbikes at Belmont Park and the Durham Regatta showing rowers on the river Wear.
An amateur film which begins with a procession of decorative floats and a juvenile jazz band parading along a road, believed to be in Sunderland. Due to the political messages of some of the floats the event may relate to a local student rag week. The remainder of the reel features views of a football match taking place in Spain and views from a hotel veranda.
Unedited footage shot by David Williams of the 100th Durham Miners Gala on Saturday 16th July 1983. The film begins in Durham Market Place with the procession of banners and colliery brass bands waiting to begin the march to Durham Racecourse. General views follow as the procession make its way out of Silver Street and along Sadler Street. Passing The County Hotel, future Labour Party leader Neil Kinnock and wife Glenys stand beside the then Labour leader Michael Foot. They all applaud as the banners pass. From a platform on the racecourse, Arthur Scargill, President of the National Union of Mineworkers, gives an impassioned speech about the future of coalmining in the region. General views follow of various banners on display intercut with archive footage of a previous gala. The final part of the film shows the procession of banners and colliery bands marching along Elvet Bridge and Old Elvet.
This Tyne Tees Television Today at Six news item covers the closure of the ladies public toilets in the centre of Morpeth. This item was originally broadcast on 7 May 1975. Charlotte Allen reports.
Tyne Tees Television filmed report on a dispute over trades union representation for 300 hourly-paid workers at Commodore Business Machines UK Ltd on the Eaglescliffe Industrial Estate. The firm will not recognise the Electrician’s Union in Cleveland. The union asked ACAS to intervene but Commodore would not co-operate with the service or allow its officers to interview workers at the factory. The item was broadcast on the regional news programme Northern Life on 22 February 1977. Anne Avery reports.
Tyne Tees Television mute film insert on a strike by the Cleveland ambulance drivers, possibly at Middlesbrough General Hospital, which features footage of picketing outside the ambulance station. This item was originally broadcast on 28 January 1977.
Filmed Tyne Tees TelevisionNorthern Life news insert of the visit by MP and Liberal leader David Steel to Backworth to try out the new Metro track. He gets to drive a Metro train with the help of the driver. This item was broadcast on 25 April 1977.
Tyne Tees Television Northern Life news teaser with general views of women strikers with placards picketing the Fashion Industries factory in Moreland Street, West Hartlepool. Includes sound bite from the workers' trade council branch secretary Olga Meene. This item was originally broadcast on 9 May 1977.
Tyne Tees Television Northern Life news report on a strike over pay at the Fashion Industries factory, Moreland Street, West Hartlepool. Includes footage of women workers and trades union supporters picketing outside the factory and interviews with union representatives. Peter Holland reports. This item was originally broadcast on 9 May 1977.
Filmed Tyne Tees Television Northern Life news report on the condition of housing in category 'D' villages in County Durham, including Binchester, Eldon Lane, Ferryhill Station. Interview with Durham Housing Association representative about purchasing properties in the villages from the council and their plan to re-populate, modernise and rent out the housing. This report by Roderick Griffiths includes vox pops with some residents. The item was originally transmitted on 9 May 1977.
Filmed Tyne Tees TV Today at Six news interview with British trade unionist Daniel McGarvey, General Secretary of the General Council of the Trades Union Congress, about the Amalgamated Society of Boilermakers, Shipwrights, Blacksmiths and Structural Workers' claim. This item was broadcast on 13 November 1972.
Tyne Tees Television Today at Six news insert of the bus depot at Blyth, which has been taken over by United Automobile Services. This news item was first broadcast on 5 February 1975.
Tyne Tees Television Today at Six news report on a dispute with Stockton Council about the allocation of finances for refuse management at the Billingham Forum. Includes an interview with the leader of Stockton Council outside the Forum building and with three union representatives for workers. Peter Holland reports. This news item was first broadcast on 5 February 1975.
A Tyne Tees Television news report transmitted on the 2 June 1975 three days before the United Kingdom European referendum vote on June 5th. The report looks at the local referendum campaign in Newcastle which, the reporter says is being masterminded in this region ‘over cups of tea in tiny temporary offices and homely front rooms – democracy at the grassroots’. The report features interviews on both side of the debate, ironically, both representatives are members of the Labour Party; Richard Hoyle, honorary organiser of ‘Keep Britain in Europe’, and Doris Starkey of ‘Get Britain Out’.