• Laying the foundations

    Laying the foundations

    A few years ago, we revealed that our aged miners’ homes in Marsden Road in South Shields were to be replicated as part of a new 1950s town planned by Beamish Museum. We are delighted to report that the foundations for the homes are now set up to be laid in early 2020 as the […]

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  • a banana a day

    A banana a day

    Forget an apple, according to Greta Halpin it’s a banana a day that helps keep the doctor away. And as she turned 100 recently, she should definitely know! Greta, who lives in our Aged Miners’ Homes in Marsden Road, South Shield, reached her centenary on 15th April. With six children, 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and […]

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