Whitley Bay


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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.
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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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A casino spoil the particularly Whitley is now family place There was also unanimous backing for a continued freeze on granting new premises licences in the areas around South Parade in Whitley Bay and Tynemouth's Front Street, as part of efforts to tackle crime and antisocial behaviour in the seaside towns.
The photo appeared in a holiday brochure for Tynemouth and Whitley Bay in 1977 with the caption 'Festival Queen of North Tyneside'.
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On November 10 there will be a full day of ukulele activities at the Crescent Club, in Cullercoats, with an evening concert, then First World War songs on the Sunday at Tynemouth Station market and later Whitley Bay's seafront war memorial.
The Post Office says they are investigating options to keep a service running in Whitley Bay.
They say the balustrades, thought to date from the 1920s-30s, embody memories of Whitley Bay and its seaside past for many people, and insist that plans to replace them with metal railings will detract from the character of the seafront.
In past decades during the last week of July and the first week of August, Whitley Bay would be host to thousands of Scottish holidaymakers.
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.
They say that the balustrades, thought to date from the 1920s-30s, embody memories of Whitley Bay and its seaside past for many people.