There has had to be a change of subject. Unfortunately the intended speaker, Gary Wright, will be driving a lorry somewhere on the Continent on the night and so cannot be with us to tell us about Wright Brothers Coaches.

Stepping into the breach, Alastair Robertson will present a SLIDE show, with REAL SLIDES of photos over 100 years old, on a 60-year old SLIDE PROJECTOR, the topic – ‘Old Alston Moor.’

SEE - the rogue dog of Garrigill, parts of Alston that have disappeared, one of the last trains at Alston station, the Vicarage Tea Party, Alston’s army, Nenthead’s Metro Centre, and much, much more