Smiles, laughs and downright fun. It's all here in our retro spotlight.
Smiles, laughs and downright fun. It's all here in our retro spotlight.

Smile! We've got 9 cheerfully retro photos as as the International Day of Happiness approaches

It’s time to be happy – and hopefully these cheerful archive scenes from Hartlepool and East Durham will put you in good spirits.

Friday, 18th March 2022, 12:44 pm

After all, the International Day of Happiness will be here on March 20 and we want to celebrate with a look back at fun and celebratory photos from the area’s past.

We have got some memorable reminders from the Pools play-off final in 2021 and smiles galore at the Tall Ships Races in 2010.

Fun at a Teddy Bear’s picnic in Rossmere Park in 2014 and at a fair in Ward Jackson Park in 2013 are also in our joyful selection.

Want to find out more? Read on.

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