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Acomb 25 April 1952 Steps were to be taken to close the pit at Acomb owing to a ?steady drop in output and deterioration in the quality of the coal.?
Acomb 10 October 1958 Britain?s oldest licensee, Mrs. Hannah Johnson of the Queen?s Arms, Acomb, died at the age of 97.
Acomb 06 September 1963 The conversion of the Lantern at Acomb was started.
Acomb 20 February 1981 Article on Acomb Colliery, which closed in 1952.
Acomb 04 April 1985 West Wylam disaster of February 1910, when three people were killed and five injured in a landslide from a high bank behind Bog Cottages near West Wylam Colliery.
Acomb 16 October 1999 Following a spate of accidents, the Highways Agency proposed imposing a ban on drivers making right turns from Acomb west on to the A69.
Acomb 09 May 2008 Dorothy Younger, landlady of the Queens Arms with her late husband Eric for 50 years until 1985, died at Sunningdale Lodge, Hexham, on April 19th.
Allendale, Alston, Whitfield 29 November 1873 A 10-week strike at Allen Mill lead works under manager W. J. Johnson. It ended on Friday 5th December after the striking workers agreed to return on the same terms as before.
Allendale, Alston, Whitfield 07 May 1874 Calls being made across the country for a half-day a week to be set aside for recreational purposes were heeded by shopkeepers at Alston, who began closing on Tuesday afternoons.
Allendale, Alston, Whitfield 04 July 1874 A picnic was held at Staward-le-Peel. July was the month for picnics.

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