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Tynemouth residents object to Metro housing plans

Tynemouth residents object to Metro housing plans

Residents in Tynemouth are opposing plans to build 69 luxury houses, flats and apartments next to the village’s historic metro station. People living nearby have put forward 12 objections to the proposals from Northumberland-based company Station Development for aesthetic reasons. Commuter Jess Hawkins said: “If it was to compromise [the […]

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Coronavirus patients being treated at the RVI

Two patients with the Novel coronavirus 2019 have been moved to the RVI for quarantine and treatment. The Royal Victoria Infirmary was chosen as the treatment centre as it is one of only five specialised infectious disease centres in the United Kingdom with the capability to handle such an illness. […]