Social photos 2017: The biggest and best parties and events of the year captured in photos

From race days to picturesque beaches, sporting excellence to art – Newcastle pretty well has it all! And we’re not the only one’s who think so.

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“I saw a great opportunity in Newcastle, a smaller town, a town with great potential,” Celebrated local architect Brian Suters said in September when he spoke with the Newcastle Herald.

Mr Suters’ first big project in Newcastle: the Civic fountain. He had worked on that as a young man with artists Margel and Frank Hinder.  

He was one of seven local people whose stories captured what it means to be a Novocastrian.

Here is another part of Newcastle life captured in hundreds of social photos from 2017.

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