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In 1957, the north east was hit by one of the hottest heatwaves on record, and on June 16th, it peaked. An estimated 25,000 heat crazed northerners, flocked to the coast in search of sand and sea. Shuggy boats were in full swing, beach huts bustled, and thousands enjoyed the warm sea and open air swimming pool. Not a square foot of Longsands beach was free. It was on this day, Longsands beach was crowned, as one the go to destinations in the northeast. Seven decades on, its heritage still thrives. Longsands beach is not only a northern treasure but...

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**COMPETITION WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT** The Longsands Newcastle store is now officially OPEN and to kick start our journey at STACK we have selected the winner for our recent photo competition! A huge thanks to everyone who entered, we loved seeing your shots of the North East, it sure was difficult to choose a favourite! **AND THE WINNER IS** CONGRATULATIONS  HALEY DUFFY! We love your photo, perfectly captures the Northeast - snow on the beach! Thank you for sharing it with us! Your 2 limited edition hoodies, surf lessons for two and your exclusive Longsands life card (10% off for life) will...

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Our new Autumn Winter collection is here and for this season we have changed the cut of our t-shirts. Maintaining fashion forward integrity and our attention to detail, we reckon these tees are on point! Our model, Ariel, is 5 ' 7 (usually a size 10) Slightly shorter on the arms, a 4-layer round collar and reinforced at the seams, this tee has it all! **Please note** If you were usually a size large in a Longsands tee before, you may want to up-size to XL in the new style as the cut is slightly more fitted.

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The latest Longsands photo shoot used a new location that we've never shot  before. It provided a huge array of backdrops for our models to do their thing! Derelict buildings, a mini-beach, a pier, a fish market and a boat load of awesome bars & restaurants North Shields Fish quay is having a huge resurgence! It's fast become THE place to go at any time of the day. Long gone are the days of a dirty and somewhat smelly place to visit for some fish and chips and watch the ships come in.  The Fish Quay and its banks really do seem to have...

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Yonder is an all women's surf club based in the beautiful North East village of Tynemouth. Sally McGee has been surfing for 12 years and has been lucky enough to surf in many exotic and iconic locations from the North East to Indonesia and California and many more in between.  Whilst Sally has been hooked on surfing from the moment she rode her first wave its not always been her career. Like many women, and families before her , the new addition of a beautiful baby has been the very welcome changing force behind her new venture and restructure.  Not...

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