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Work is due to begin this morning to repair a 20ft sinkhole, which opened on a residential street in Newcastle.
The gaping hole, in Craster Square in the Coxlodge area of Gosforth, appeared next to a row of garages and spanned the width of the road.
The six-metre deep crater in Gosforth will be filled with stones today, November 13.
A huge 30ft deep sinkhole has appeared in a residential street in Newcastle.
There is currently no access to Craster Square in Coxlodge, Gosforth, and emergency services are in attendance.
Nobody has been injured, but the crater has revealed old working mines.
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A huge sinkhole up to 20ft wide has opened up in a residential street, exposing disused mine workings below the surface.
A large sinkhole on a residential street in Newcastle has revealed old mine workings.