Newburn landslide

Fifty homes had to be evacuated on the Mill Vale Estate in Newburn after a landslide washed away the foundations of a block of flats - leaving it on the point of collapse.

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More Newburn residents evacuated from homes

Residents on Tyneside say they don't know if they will ever be able to return to live in their homes after fears they may collapse.

Structural engineers are examining the foundations of houses in part of Newburn. A number of properties in Spencer Court were evacuated yesterday after flooding caused a huge landslide in a nearby culvert. Today, more properties in neighbouring streets have also been evacuated.

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