One of the region's sailing clubs will receive £50,000 of Olympic legacy funding.
Tynemouth sailing club is one of 1300 sports projects in England that have been given money to improve facilities.
The projects will receive the funding through the National Lottery's _"Inspired Facilities" _which is part of its Olympic and Paralympic legacy programme.
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