Wallsend


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Wallsend

(ˈwɔːlzˌɛnd)
n
(Placename) a town in NE England, in North Tyneside unitary authority, Tyne and Wear: situated on the River Tyne at the E end of Hadrian's Wall. Pop: 42 842 (2001)
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'I would rather have approached my respected father by candlelight, as a theme requiring a little artificial brilliancy; but we will take him by twilight, enlivened with a glow of Wallsend.'
Wallsend Baseball Club was formed in the early 1890s and spearheaded by the Delaney brothers, Timothy, Michael and Martin who had briefly lived in America, where they had their first taste of the sport.
North Tyneside Council is poised to agree a deal to hand the former Buddle Arts Centre over to Adavo Property - the property developer behind the regeneration of the Town Hall in Wallsend. A proposed PS1.5m restoration of the much-loved grade II-listed building is expected to create 100 jobs and provide space for conferences, events and work.
A meeting of more than 300 NSWNA delegates from across NSW voted to condemn the then Premier Rees for sacking Wallsend MP Sonia Hornery as Parliamentary Secretary.
TOP dogs Billingham defeated Wallsend this afternoon although the visitors caused problems for the home side as the game went on.
Under the shadow of a mountain: the story of West Wallsend Cemetery by Anne Andrews and Sue Baldwin.
Go Ahead is extending the Quaylink 3 route, which used to terminate at St Peter's Basin, near Byker, to Walker and Wallsend due to public demand.
One of the largest displays on North Tyneside is Fireworks at the Fort - at Segedunum Roman Fort in Wallsend - where people can see the night sky over the River Tyne light up where the iconic Swan Hunter used to launch its ships.
In the other game, North Tyneside A were 2-0 victors over Wallsend A.
Wallsend. The town has a long, rich history stretching back to Roman times when it marked one of the most northerly spots of the sprawling empire.
The annual free family-friendly festival, which celebrates everything that is good in Wallsend's past, present and future returns to the town this weekend.