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Last month David Cummings celebrated the 60th Anniversary of the opening of Christleton High School with the first part of a detailed illustrated article describing education in the village of Christleton over the years. The second and final part appears this month and is now online
This year brings the 60th Anniversary of the opening of Christleton High School. An event which David Cummings marks with a series concerning the history of education in the village of Christleton. The first part of this interesting insight starts in the August edition of The History File. Read it, learn it, as there may be questions later.
David Cummings and his wife Beryl have made a visit to what I consider to be a relatively undiscovered and magical area of the British Isles - The Northumbrian Coast. A place with wonderful castles, fishing villages, amazing scenery, vast beaches, sea birds, a young heroin and an early saint. Their visit to the Farne Islands is recorded in the August edition of Wildlife Watch. Read and enjoy.
If you want to know more about the history of Christleton Fete then read the July edition of The History File by David Cummings. It is illustrated with a collection of Fete photographs from years gone by. There are also links to web pages on this site covering the last 10 years. I have recently spent many hours reconstructing these pages so that they should now load much faster and be more suitable for portable devices.