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Whitley Bay,

town (1991 pop. 36,040), North Tyneside metropolitan district, NE England, on the North Sea. Formerly the urban district of Whitley and Monkseaton, Whitley Bay was chartered as a municipal borough in 1954. It is a coastal resort as well as a residential area for the industrial concentration on the northern bank of the Tyne River.

Whitley Bay

a resort in NE England, in North Tyneside unitary authority, Tyne and Wear, on the North Sea. Pop.: 36 544 (2001)
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At Whitley Bay Sands, the incline leading down to the beach from the Promenade was known as Gregg's Slope.
The Post Office says they are investigating options to keep a service running in Whitley Bay.
It's absolutely great for us as the ground is only 10 to 15 minutes away from where Whitley Bay play," he added.
Thursday's sale will be the last of thousands held over the years in Whitley Bay, where the auction business has been a fixture for so long.
Don't forget about the exciting sporting and outdoor activities; there's always something for everyone at Whitley Bay.
The competiiton was run in partnership with Whitley Bay Sporting Club.
Whitley Bay Remembered - Part 2 focuses on the town centre and former village of Whitley by examining its development through the streets, buildings, shops and trades which have existed there over the years and have been fundamental in its evolution.
A newly published book, Whitley Bay and Seaton Sluice History Tour, provides a useful insight into the history of Whitley and its neighbouring town.
However, people in Whitley Bay say the town is in a state of transition, and while the club culture may have declined, new ventures are popping up, bringing in different clienteles.
In Whitley Bay, spaces will be available after 3pm at selected sites from Monday to Saturday.
Author Charlie Steel said: "My previous book Whitley Bay Remembered - Part 1 was published in October 2015 and covered the coastal strip and its associated history between St Mary's Island and the Cullercoats boundary.
Wonderful memories of days at the seaside are recalled in a new book about the history of Whitley Bay.