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Homes demolished in Newburn

A second demolition is taking place at Spencer Court in Newburn, near Newcastle. Flooding badly damaged the flats and they were deemed unsafe.

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Newburn flats to be demolished

Flats in Newburn damaged by floods Credit: ITV Tynees

Demolition of a second block of flats in Newcastle, severely damaged by flooding, gets underway today (January 15th).

Spencer Court in Newburn was left devastated when an underground culvert collapsed after heavy rainfall and flash floods in September 2012.

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