HIGHLIGHTS – NORTH EAST ENGLAND

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Far left A Berwick street dressed for the Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival Left The extensive coffee list in an independent cafe

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Above Ruins on the Isle of Lindisfarne off the Northumberland coast Below A fine mural depicting writers past in Barter Books, Alnwick

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Far left The sun has yet to break through early morning mist, en route to Ashington from Walkmills Left ‘Bed & Brexit Ensuite’

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Above Miners’ homes in Ashington, Northumberland Below left and right The main road and a side street

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Below The pitheads at a closed colliery; Ashington was a centre of the coal industry

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Above and below left North East Organic Growers’ site near Bedlington

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Left Phil of North East Organic Growers Below A memorial to the builders of Hadrian’s Wall, and Tyneside beyond, at Wallsend

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Below A pawnbroker begins, or ends, a parade of shops

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Far left A midrange motorboat moored before the Gateshead Millennium Bridge Left and Below Newcastle by night

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Below A variety of people outside one of Tesco plc’s 3,400 plus stores

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