Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

40 Years Ago

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

40 Years Ago

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Crash programme for new school building A CRASH programme to replace or rebuild slum area schools built in the last century was launched on Teesside. Five schools were recommended to the Government for improvement by Teesside Council but only one was accepted, Sir William Worsley Secondary School, Grangetown.

Water use to double as industry expands PLANS to meet Teesside's growing water needs between 1970 and the end of the century were expected to be completed by the end of the year. A spokesman from Northumbrian River Authority said that consumption on Teesside was expected to double in that time as industry expanded.

'Too long' subway is bricked up A SUBWAY beneath the roundabout on Birchington Avenue in Eston was bricked up and remained unfinished. The subway ran from the Albion public house on one side to the shops opposite but local residents considered that even if it was opened it would be unused because it was too long.

Campaign to keep town independent POSTERS, car stickers and a team of speakers were all telling the same story in Hartlepool, that the town did not want to become the northern outpost of a Greater Teesside. …

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