Hoppings finally opens

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

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Hoppings opening 'dependent on the weather'

The organisers of the annual Hoppings fair in Newcastle have confirmed that the event could be postponed until Monday - but even that is weather dependent.

It is only the second time in the 130 year history of event that it has been postponed. A meeting with the showmen is set to take place at 4.30pm.

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