Hoppings postponed

Hoppings postponed
The annual Hoppings fair in Newcastle is being postponed Credit: ITV

The annual Hoppings fair in Newcastle is being postponed for only the second time in its history because heavy rain has made the ground too muddy. The 130th Hoppings was due to start today. Organisers say they'll review the situation daily.

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Hoppings finally opens

The annual Hoppings fair in Newcastle has opened after being postponed for two days by the weather.