A festival that has been running since the 12th century has returned to Houghton le Spring.
Houghton Feast is underway. The main event was held last night with a fireworks display, after the traditional ox roasting.
The festival runs until Sunday.
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Over 700 fusiliers, veterans and cadets have marched in Newcastle to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the formation of the regiment.
The ticket, which appears to be dated 19th August 1980, was found at Haymarket metro station.