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THE Gateshead Housing Company has helped raise £1,110.85 for Macmillan Cancer Support by taking part in this year’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.
SCOTSWOOD WORK: Scotswood Bridge, on Tyneside, will undergo a 16-week refurbishment starting on Monday (November 4). The bridge will be repainted and there will be repairs to concrete and steelwork. It is the bridge’s first major facelift since 1992. The work means the bridge will sometimes be closed between 7pm and 6am for five weeks. Diversions will be via the A1 Blaydon Bridge.
VINTAGE FAIR: St Mary’s Heritage Centre, in Gateshead, will host a vintage fair on Saturday, November 9, from 10am to 3pm. Entry costs £1. For more information, call 0191-433-4699.
CHILDREN’S COMMISSIONER: Dr Maggie Atkinson, the Children’s Commissioner for England, will address the North East Regional Anti-bullying Conference at the Dryden Centre, Gateshead, on Monday, November 11. The focus of the conference is homophobia. Dr Atkinson was previous director of children’s services at Gateshead Council.
MACMILLAN BUS: The Macmillan Mobile Information Centre is visiting the North-East next week. It will be at Broadclose Park, Peterlee, on Monday (November 4), Sunderland Market Square on Tuesday, Gateshead’s Trinity Square on Wednesday and Newcastle’s Grainger Street on Thursday. Each event will run from 10am to 4pm. Information about lung cancer will be available.
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