A team of apprentices representing Wearside College in Sunderland were the winners in the area final of a national vehicle trades competition. The team members all work for garages in the area and to win the competition, they took on rivals from the Carlisle area. Each team had to answer questions on the topic of motor mechanics. The triumphant Wearside apprentices went on to a divisional final in Warrington. Anyone know how they did? Email [email protected]

Fetes, fairs, garden parties and more - some great Wearside scenes from 1982

Summer is a time for fun at fetes and fairs and it was no different on Wearside in 1982.

Sunday, 16th June 2019, 3:45 pm
Updated Monday, 17th June 2019, 12:00 pm

Here are some great reminders of life in Sunderland and County Durham from 32 years ago. See if you recognise anyone.

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