Fives homes in Whitby will be demolished today after heavy rain triggered a landslide, sending the gardens of the houses crashing down the hillside.
Engineers say the homes on Al-flee-da Terrace must be bulldozed to make the area safe.
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Proposals for the sea defence scheme at the Central Lower Promenade in Whitley Bay will help protect homes & businesses.
Protestors will head to County Hall on Friday to protest against the proposals for a retail park and 200 houses on the outskirts of Morpeth.
The two cities have been awarded a combined £393,400 to develop technology to help make motoring easier in the region