Description"The business development company, NE1, converted the former Carnegie Electric Site, close to St James' Park at Gallowgate [] into a pocket park as a memorial garden for the life and work of Sir Bobby Robson. The memorial sculpture by Graeme Mitcheson http://www.sculptingstone.co.uk/?tag=sir-bobby-robson-memorial was commissioned by Newcastle City Council []. Each of the five carved stones represents an era of Sir Bobby’s life [] The memorial garden was unveiled on May 23 2011 http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/newcastle-united/sir-bobby-robson/2011/05/23/sir-bobby-robson-memorial-garden-opened-72703-28745346/ Sir Bobby Robson [], born in County Durham, player and former Newcastle and England football manager, died in July 2009 aged 76 after a long battle with cancer [] He established a charitable foundation which had raised more than £3m by April 2011 for cancer research in Newcastle [] http://www.sirbobbyrobsonfoundation.org.uk/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Bobby_Robson" Photo by Andrew Curtis, 2011.
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Picture Taken: 2011-07-26