2012


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In Northern England:

  • 28th June 2012: heavy rainfall caused floods over Tyneside, Northumberland and County Durham.
  • July: 2012 Olympics football played at St James' Park, Newcastle (6 of the matches in the mens & 3 in the women's tournaments).
  • 2nd July 2012: Tynemouth Station officially reopened by Princess Anne following a major restoration.
  • 29th August 2012: the ladform sculpture Northumberlandia was officially opened by Princess Anne. 

More events: 2012 Timeline

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World?s biggest turbine ship enters Tyne

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Dramatic Newburn flood footage from evacuated home

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Newcastle Pride Parade VIDEO

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Northumberlandia - The Lady Of The North 2012

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Northumberlandia: Lady of the North
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Northumberlandia: Lady of the North
- Overview Further Information Map &amp; Areial View Northumberlandia is a human-shaped landform sculpture of a reclining lady set in a 46 acre community park near Blagdon. The sculpture is made ...
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Olympic rings on the Tyne Bridge with the Swing Bridge in the foreground

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Councillor Nigel Todd

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World Book Night 2012 in Newcastle

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Demolition in progress

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Derwent Tower, Dunston
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Derwent Tower, Dunston
- Overview About Derwent Tower Derwent Tower, knick named the "Dunston Rocket" was a 29-storey apartment block and was a prominent landmark in Dunston, Gateshead. The tower was commisioned by Whickham ...
INTO Building, Newcastle University
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INTO Building, Newcastle University
- Overview Map Street View INTO University Partnerships Ltd is an organisation which works with several university partners to provide specialist degrees and pathway programmes designed for international students. The main ...
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Olympic Rings on the Tyne Bridge

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