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Blaydon,

town (1991 pop. 30,563), Gateshead metropolitan district, NE England, on the Tyne River in the Newcastle upon Tyne metropolitan area. It manufactures iron and steel goods and bricks. Blaydon also has engineering works.

Blaydon

an industrial town in NE England, in Gateshead unitary authority, Tyne and Wear. Pop.: 14 648 (2001)
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Unit 7 Blaydon Shopping Precinct, Blaydon is for sale through RMS Commercial at pounds 17,500 for the leasehold, tel 0191 212 0000.
Intent on kicking away possession and with missed tackles, Stourbridge gifted the first score to Blaydon and Matt Green scored after 16 minutes.
The home side then lost a player to the sin-bin for foul play and Blaydon immediately turned the screw.
Blaydon hit back to level with a try from outside centre Dan Marshall but Stour regained the lead within two minutes as scrum-half Ben Tibbets breezed over for fly-half Rob Forbes to convert.
And in the North East, Zoopla identified Blaydon as the Tyneside commuter town with the best yearon-year house price growth.
Although Huddersfield produced moments of promise they weren't totally convincing and allowed Blaydon to take a lead which they held until the half hour.
Blaydon are now 15 points clear of the bottom three with three games remaining, needing a point to ensure their survival.
Yet, with Blaydon enjoying the elements behind them in the first half, it did look for a time as if it was not going to be anything but tough.
An added problem for Stour is the fact other teams are sporting Premiership and Premiership fringe players on loan who add an extra dimension to their play - Blaydon had three players who are on Newcastle Falcons' books - while Stour didn't have even an academy player on show from their arrangement with Worcester.
Blaydon missed a chance to reduce the deficit when fly half Charles Raymer's 30-metre penalty attempt drifted wide.
Despite an early try by Jason Smithson to give Blaydon a 5-0 lead, Waterloo had the better of the opening period and went in 5-7 ahead after a move from a set scrum ended with Bruni Pani claiming a try after the prop had been driven over the line, Alex Davies adding the conversion.
BLAYDON 14 WHARFEDALE 30 BLAYDON'S disappointing run continued with defeat at the hands of fellow strugglers Wharfedale, making it a sixth consecutive set-back.