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North Today: Homes facelift.

AROUND pounds 130m is to be spent in North Tyneside Council's biggest housing improvement programme for over 30 years.

Over the next five years the investment will bring thousands of council houses up to the Government's Decent Homes Standard.

The council's cabinet has approved the Decent Homes Plan for 2007-11 which will see work done to 14,900 homes. A total of 2,477 properties will have new windows and doors, 4,298 homes new kitchens, bathrooms and electric upgrades.
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Publication:The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Date:Oct 19, 2006
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