Category: Communities

Friends of Wallsend Parks Spring Fair – 2013

Family fun returned to Richardson Dees Park this week, when the Friends of Wallsend Parks Spring Fair event took place in the new and improved Wallsend Park! This fun day for all the family was held jointly with a Sustrans bike event on Saturday the 15th June 2013, between 11am and 3pm There was a variety of stalls and entertainment for people …

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Tyne Pedestrian Tunnel Closure & Update

A free daily bus service will continue shuttling pedestrians & cyclists between the Tyne pedestrian tunnel entrances in East Howdon, Wallsend & Jarrow entrance after the Tyne pedestrian until at least the Summer of 2016. The tunnel closed on the 20th of May 2013 for a major refurbishment programme costing around 7 million pounds, however, the then main contractor for the …

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The Wallsend Parks £5.3 Million Pound Regeneration Nears Completion

Work to restore the Wallsend Parks has reached its final stage. The restoration plan formed part of the overall Wallsend Town centre regeneration scheme and included restoring the lake, watercourses, play areas, bandstand and the whole Richardson Dees Park grounds, after the Heritage Lottery Fund awarded a grant of 2.45 million pounds towards the cost of the works with the remainder being provided …

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