Tony McKenna, head of leisure services for Newcastle City Council, says that there is no definitive proposal to close the City Hall in Newcastle and that the council are reviewing the hall's services.
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The rescue on Easter Monday was the second incident in three days for the Scarborough team.
PC David Myers, 47, was rushed to hospital after the blaze in Seaton Carew, County Durham last Monday, but later died.
Crucial expansion joints on the entry and exit ramps on the Gateshead side need urgently replacing. Work is expected to last up to 12 weeks.