It’s nice to see the National Lottery so in touch with Tyneside’s deepest longings. It has just coughed up 584 000 towards this pre-rusted steel monstrosity designed by artist Anthony Gormley. It is actually a 19m-high angel set to dominate the A1 motorway, weighs 100 tonnes and costs a total of 800 000. Gateshead Council has said it will be ‘a great boost to firms in the region’. So a massive skittle-cum-aeroplane masquerading as an objet d’art with a function will cause trade to flood into the area? Hardly.
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