RESIDENTS from the borough have been praising the olympics, after many of them found themselves hooked.
Millions nationwide watched the Olympics as Great Britain scooped 29 gold medals and finished third in the overall medal table.
And many residents in Whitley Bay were keen to point out why they’d enjoyed the games so much.
NewsGuardianTV has been out on the streets of Whitley Bay getting their thoughts.
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