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Arthur's Hill shown within Tyne and Wear
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The area is situated one mile west of the city centre, in the Wingrove electoral ward. As the name suggests, the area is atop a large hill overlooking the city. Arthur's Hill is a multicultural area containing many Indian restaurants and shops.
Arthur's Hill is currently part of the "Newcastle New Deal for Communities" – an ambitious programme which is working to change the face of Arthur's Hill, Cruddas Park, Rye Hill, and Elswick over a ten-year period, with £50 million of Government funding.
A small but significant group of hippies in the area have in recent times called for Fenham to become a 'Free territory' as seen in Ukraine between 1918 and 1921. Their plans have yet to come to fruition.
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