Tynemouth


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Tynemouth

(tīn`məth, tĭn`–), city (1991 pop. 60,022), North Tyneside metropolitan district, NE England, on the Tyne River. Tynemouth is highly industrialized. Formerly a shipbuilding center and a coal and fishing port, its manufactures now include furniture, textiles, glassware, machine tools, and die castings. It is also a resort. There are remains of a priory founded by King Edwin of Northumbria early in the 7th cent.

Tynemouth

 

a city in Great Britain, in the metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear; part of the Tyneside conurbation. Population, 68,800 (1971). Tynemouth is a resort at the mouth of the Tyne River, on the North Sea. There are fishermen’s moorings in the vicinity.

Tynemouth

a port in NE England, in North Tyneside unitary authority, Tyne and Wear, at the mouth of the River Tyne: includes the port and industrial centre of North Shields; fishing, ship-repairing, and marine engineering. Pop.: 17 056 (2001)
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You also refer to Whitley Bay and Tynemouth and the "centre of both towns".
Tynemouth has been named the best place in live in the North East by the Sunday Times.
Starting from the entrance to Tynemouth Priory and Castle we walk down the slope of Pier Road with the sailing club house close to the beach on our left hand side.
A member of the public mistook the planet Jupiter for distress flares on Monday evening, sparking a search by Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat and an RAF rescue helicopter.
Ewan slept right through the ceremony on board the Severn class all-weather boat at Tynemouth RNLI station in North Tyneside.
The cup results - with a further win for Tynemouth seconds in the League Cup A final - rounded off a superb season for the coast club.
A spokesman from Northumbria Police said: "At around 11.59am on Tuesday, police responded to a report of a fire at Knott's Flats, Tynemouth Road, Tynemouth.
The area has been praised by Rough Guides, who have published their list of the country's 30 best seaside locations and given Tynemouth the top spot.
On Sunday, until about 6.30pm (time varies on location), no trains will run between St James and Tynemouth to allow for overhead power line renewal work.