Can you dig it? Volunteers from Wansbeck Toy Library, Greening for Growth and Ashington Sure Start, all helping to clear the community garden at Site 20 on the Green Lane Allotments a a future outdoor classroom.
Left to right, Helen Maltby, Caroline Jackson, Gina Robson, Derick Cadwallender, Michelle Brodie, Trevor Corbett, James and Lenny Barrass, Robbie Erskine and Marilyn Patterson.
It was the year Rafa Benitez was appointed manager of Liverpool, Peppa Pig first aired on TV and Piers Morgan was sacked as editor of the Daily MIrror – 2004. Here is a selection of photos from our archive taken in Ashington the same year.
PICTURE SHOWS ASHINGTON'S CENTRAL FIRST SCHOOL PUPILS JORDAN ELSDON THOMAS (4) AND EMILY MURDIE (5) SEEN TAKING PART IN AL FRESCO LESSONS AS PART OF A £40,000 TRANSFORMATION OF THE PLAYGROUND AT THE SCHOOL.