Newburn culvert fully repaired

A culvert which collapsed at Newburn in Newcastle last year has been fully fixed. Flats at Spencer Court were demolished when the foundations were washed away.

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Culvert fully repaired: Residents could soon return to their homes

Families from a flooded estate in Newcastle may soon be able to return to their homes after nearly a year away, now that engineers have fixed the last part of a collapsed culvert.

In September 2012, one block of flats had to be demolished and 24 families were moved out, after Spencer Court in Newburn was overrun with water. Dan Ashby has the latest:

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