Malcolm Pirks - the spokesman for the Knipe Point Residents' Association - spoke to ITV News about what action can now be taken after the demolition of the homes at Scarborough.
More top news
BT has announced plans to recruit a further 90 staff in Newcastle as part of a UK-wide recruitment drive to transform customer service.
Police have criticised plans for 3,000 people to float on inflatables down the River Tyne while drinking beer.
The festival, organised by Durham County Council showcases a broad range of brass music, from Broadway to 17th Century Venice