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Tuesday, 26 May 2015

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Tyne Tour

CANOEISTS took over Hexham’s Tyne Green at the weekend as the annual Tyne Tour event once again pulled in the crowds.

Hardly a blade of grass could be seen on the riverside as it was covered by tents, around 1,000 canoeists contributing to making it the largest participation canoeing event in Europe. Paddlers from across the country headed to the Tyne Valley to join like-minded sports people on the River Tyne over three days in the Hexham Canoe Club-organised event.