Bitter battle ends over path closure

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A FOOTPATH closure which sparked a bitter five-year planning dispute and a public inquiry has been resolved.

Education bosses have now made an entrance in the fence which had stopped the path being used when Boldon School and a housing estate were built six years ago.

There was an outcry from residents over the building blunder because the error stopped householders in East Boldon getting to New Road and local services in Boldon Colliery.


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