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By Diane Leggett,Joyce Marti

North Shields had its humble beginnings at the north facet of the banks of the River Tyne close to the doorway from the North Sea. It was a thriving fishing port, the doorway to the harbour which served Newcastle upon Tyne. Its identify got here from the 'shielings' or fishermen's hotels, which equipped up alongside the riverbank at the orders of past Germanus from Tynemouth Priory at the headland. the city is now a hectic purchasing region with the structures at the quayside altering utilization to stylish loft-living areas and residences overlooking the harbour with its personal humming neighborhood of unpolluted fish retailers and eating places. The Fish Quay is a conservation quarter with its personal energetic staff of citizens campaigning to maintain the fishing and maritime historical past of the region.

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