Revised plans have been drawn up to save 100 million pounds from Newcastle City Council's budget.
Some threatened services could now be saved, including respite care centres, but the city pool is still expected to close.
We spoke to the leader of Newcastle City Council, Nick Forbes, about the plans.
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