THE pub landlord was always the centre of the community.

Everyone knew the name of their local pint puller.

These days a great many pubs are run by managers and it's hard to put a name to a face.

We've put together a gallery of landlords and landladies from across the region.

See if you remember them.

The Northern Echo:

Jack and Val Abbey with their football flags at the Mill House, Hartlepool in 1993