Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Pride in the Place Is Given Pride of Place

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Pride in the Place Is Given Pride of Place

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Byline: Sonia Sharma Reporter sonia.sharma@trinitymirror.com

AN iconic coastal landmark has been turned into a giant outdoor gallery showcasing spectacular photographs of life at the seaside.

Whitley Bay.'s Spanish City Dome is displaying a series of pictures that were captured by local photographers as part of a competition. North Tyneside Council ran the contest earlier this year and asked residents and visitors to share their own inspiring pictures of the town.

More than 100 entries were received and 10 of the best photos were chosen by a panel of judges to be displayed at the Dome site, as well as at other locations along the coast.

Now the images have been put up on boards surrounding the building whilst it undergoes refurbishment.

Each picture, mounted on a 2.4m wide by 1.2m high board, includes the name of its photographer as well as a short description of the scene.

The gallery was officially unveiled by North Tyneside Mayor Norma Redfearn on Tuesday. …

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