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Our mining history

The township of Killingworth in the north of England was a new town established in the 1960’s on and around what was left of the mining community in the area, on land that was home to several pits (mines) including the internationally renowned Killingworth Colliery. Men had been...
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Schools and education

Killingworth is in the Tyne and Wear district of Northumberland so if you have recently moved to the area and have children that you want to get into the education system then there are several schools in the area that serve the town and its residents. There are three primary...
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Killingworth’s local heroes

The town of Killingworth was only established in the 1960’s as demand grew for the construction of ‘new towns’ to cope with overcrowding in many of the UK’s cities, however the area itself has a history dating back centuries and it has produced some well known citizens that are...
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Dinning out

Most residents of Killingworth will head to nearby Newcastle if they are planning a night out as the city has a thriving nightlife thanks to its numerous bars, pubs, clubs and restaurants so dining out options are less limited here. The exclusive quayside area has many award...
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Shopping ladies?

Residents and visitors to the town of Killingworth in Tyne on Wear will find plenty if shopping opportunities in the area for all your household needs as well as satisfying other retail requirements you may have. The Killingworth Centre is the closest option just 5 miles north of...
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Killingworth pubs and bars

The town of Killingworth near the city of Newcastle in the north east of England has four public houses in the area so if you are a new resident or a visitor here and want to see what nightlife is available then there is a short synopsis of these bars for your info. One of the...
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Evening entertainment

There are several bars in the town of Killingworth, near Newcastle-upon-Tyne in the north east of England for those who like to while away an evening with a beer and some local company. The Station is perhaps the most popular of these as they also offer food as well as...
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Where to stay?

If you are looking for hotel accommodation for a visit to the town of Killingworth in the north east of England then you will find a wide variety to choose from in the nearby city of Newcastle, which is just a short drive away. These include national and international hotel chain...
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Car hire Killingworth

If you live or are visiting in Killingworth in the north east of England and need to hire a vehicle then, there are no car rental companies situated in the town itself however there are many established in nearby areas including several reputable firms in Newcastle-upon-Tyne....
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Transportation options

There are several options available for those living in the town of Killingworth in Tyne and Wear if you do not own a car and need to get out and about using public transport. The town has an excellent infrastructure in this respect with linking bus and train services providing...
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Killingworth ancient history

Although the town of Killingworth – just north of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne – did not come into existence until the latter half of the 20th century, the land that it stands on and the surrounding areas are steeped in history dating back to medieval times. During that time, land...
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