Newcastle YMCA is calling for anyone who can help them set a new world record at Northumberland Street today.
YMCA's in more than 70 countries around the world are taking part in the record attempt for shooting the largest number of basketball hoops in one day. Newcastle is one of 58 YMCA's taking part in England.
The hoop shooting starts at 10am and finishes at 6pm.
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