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Quayside Seaside opens early for sun

A man-made beach on Newcastle Quayside in the city centre has opened a week early because of the hot weather.

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Quayside Seaside opens early because of sun

A mini beach created on the Newcastle Quayside has opened a week early because of the summer weather. The free attraction, called the Quayside Seaside, looks out onto the River Tyne.

It has deck-chairs, beach volleyball and buckets and spades.

Build sandcastles or just bury your friends on the Newcastle Quayside
It may not be Cannes or St Tropez but it will do for us
With high temperatures over 20 degrees, summer starts here

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