11 pictures of Hartlepool and Billingham pubs: How many can you remember
If you ever wanted to know anything about pubs, just ask Ron Lawson.
The retired BT engineer was also a former JP and was on the licensing committee. More than that, he has compiled a vast array of 11,500 images of North East pubs.
It includes drinking spots across Hartlepool and East Durham and here’s some of his collection.
Take a look through and watch out for more in the weeks to come.