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Wallsend could soon welcome a new health centre. The plans by Assura Aspire could see a new GP surgery and a community health support hub on a plot of land just South of Elton Street.
Councillors in Hartlepool have approved how a community pot will be used to support coronavirus recovery in the area. Organisations were invited to apply for a share of £225,000 for projects that address covid-19 hardship in Hartlepool. The projects include providing IT equipment for those in need, offering financial advice and to increase support services for the homeless and vulnerable.
Street closures will be introduced outside a number of schools in North Tyneside to help keep children safer and healthier. The School Streets schemes will close streets outside school gates to vehicles during drop-off and pick-up times each day. It is hoped it will encourage families to take up active and sustainable forms of travel.
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