These four and five-year-olds from Dame Dorothy Primary School in Sunderland showed how tidy they were in a 1983 project. They made a collage which they called 'Only Beautiful Things Grow In Our Garden'. Then they entered it in the Tyne and Wear County Council Keep Britain Tidy competition - and won! They were victors in the group school section for five to seven-year-olds.

Smile! Here's a reminder of Sunderland from 1983

Brownies, ice skaters, tidy youngsters and children with superb dental hygiene.

Sunday, 23rd June 2019, 02:49 am

They all made the pages of the Sunderland Echo in 1983 and here’s a round-up of the great deeds they were doing 36 years ago.

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