The first Roker Raft Race was held in 1980 and Hylton Ski Club's crew was the winning team. Did you take part?
The first Roker Raft Race was held in 1980 and Hylton Ski Club's crew was the winning team. Did you take part?

Wow! It's 40 years since all of these Sunderland scenes were photographed - but how many do you remember?

Where does the time go. It is hard to believe that 40 years have passed since these photos were taken.

Thursday, 23rd January 2020, 4:45 pm
Updated Thursday, 13th February 2020, 7:57 pm

Stan Cummins scoring against Newcastle, the toy department at Binns and Keith Chegwin visiting Wearside are all part of our photospread.

So are scenes from Doxford Engines, Lambton Street Boys and the Rosslyn Babes as well as lots more besides.

But why not take a look for yourself and then share your memories of the era.

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