'The masterplan sets out a vision for Gateshead Town Centre that is founded in connectivity, sharing and variety to create a place where locals have a better quality of life.'
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‘Our current hosing stock does not respond to our changing lives by allowing adaption; it does not protect us from fuel poverty or fuel insecurity nor has it embraced new technologies.
'This is great news. We can't be an analogue region in a digital world if we are to compete successfully at home and abroad.'
'We believe that taking vehicles off Blackett Street will make a huge difference to the city.'
‘Today’s announcement is the single most significant investment story to come out of Sunderland for decades.'
'The fund has really made a difference in lots of communities across the North East.'
‘Middlesbrough people desperately want to see something happen with Gresham and I can promise them we are going to be getting on with it straight away.'
It is hoped that the inn will add to Sunderland’s economy and accommodation offer for visitors as the city’s reinvention as a tourist destination.
'Our population is dispersed over a large geographical area and they have varying housing needs.'
'We want to hold the government’s feet to the fire on what they are doing to help business investment in all parts of the UK.'