A 26-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, while a second man is in hospital with injuries.
Pride events have been taking place in Hull and Newcastle.
Structural damage and dwindling user numbers mean Fenham Community Pool is to shut for a second time.
Councillors reject the waste energy plant plan, which opponents feared would damage the environment.
The Angel of the North and Great North Run are recreated in plastic bricks as part of the display.