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Protests against Council cuts

Hundreds of protesters are due to demonstrate and voice their concerns about Newcastle City Council's planned ninety million pound cuts which go before the cabinet meeting today.

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Hundreds protest over Newcastle council cuts

Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside the Newcastle Civic Centre Credit: ITV

Hundreds of people have gathered outside Newcastle Civic Centre to protest against plans for £90 million in cuts to council services.

More than 1,300 jobs could be lost, and many services including swimming pools and libraries would also close as a result.

The protests came as councillors discussed how to make the savings, which amount to around a third of its budget over the next three years.

Protesters are campaigning against planned cuts of more than £90 million Credit: ITV

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