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VIDEO: Life at the docks

Since the age of 15, Bernard Keightley, now 71, has worked in shipyards all over the north of England. Life at the docks was hard, mostly because of lack of health and safety measures at the time, and subsequently Keightley's memories are infused with tales of death.

VIDEO: Matilda Neill, Newcastle

"Although I didn't live here for the very start of my life, I definitely do have a strong connection to the northeast," says Matilda Neill, 17, from Whitley Bay near Newcastle.