The Queen's Diamond Jubilee

See how communities in the North East and North Yorkshire are celebrating the Diamond Jubilee.

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Tynemouth Metro celebrates Jubilee

Tynemouth Metro Station has hosted a special Diamond Jubilee festival.

The free event was opened by North Tyneside Mayor Linda Arkley, and was an afternoon packed with family entertainment.

Visitors were also able to admire the newly renovated historic roof, which has taken a year to complete at a cost of around £3.6 million.

The station is officially re-opening in July.


Jubilee street party in pictures

Friends and neighbours hosted a Jubilee street party on Valley Road in Northallerton yesterday.

Around 100 people turned up for the afternoon festivities, which had crown making, a bouncy castle, and an egg and spoon race.

Jubilee street party in Northallerton Credit: Phillip Craig
Locals celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Credit: Phillip Craig
Children enjoying a bouncy castle in Northallerton Credit: Phillip Craig

Jubilee racing in Ripon city centre

Schoolchildren go-karting in Ripon's market square Credit: ITV

Jubilee celebrations are continuing in Ripon as pupils from schools across the city compete in go-karting races.

It's one of a number of events taking place at the market square for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Children race go-karts for Queen's Diamond Jubilee Credit: ITV


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