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Zoe's Place delighted to help families once again

Zoe's Place on Teesside say they're delighted to be able to help families once again Photo: ITV Tyne Tees

A children's and baby hospice has re-opened its doors two months after it was forced to close due to flooding.

Staff at Zoe's Place on Teesside say they're delighted to be able to help families once again.

A burst water tank caused thousands of pounds of damage Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A burst water tank caused thousands of pounds of damage in August. Water leaked through two floors, leaving several rooms damaged.

The hospice, in Eston, is used by families with children who are terminally ill or need special care.

The hospice £1.1 million a year to run Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

It costs £1.1 million a year to run and since the downturn in the economy, the hospice has seen a drop in donations.

Insurance is helping to cover the cost of repairs.

The hospice is open again Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

General Manager, Mark, Guidery, told ITV News Tyne Tees, he is thrilled the hospice is open again.