Ann Higgins, Chairman of Eston Residents' Association, has been explaining to ITV News the damage caused to the Northumbria in Bloom town, and the effect that it is having upon the local community.
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He has admitted his squad were simply not good enough to avoid another scrap for Barclays Premier League survival.
The incident took place on Sunday October 4th close to Marton Road in the town.
71-year-old Robert Howard was in jail at HMP Frankland and was due to give evidence at a re-ordered inquest in Belfast.