South Shields football kids fear losing pitch
Children’s football bosses in South Tyneside fear they are to be red carded and banished from their ground under redevelopment plans.
They have called for clarity over the imminent demolition of Temple Park Junior School, at Whiteleas – the location of their home games for more than 20 years.
About 150 under-18s play competitively across nine teams for Whiteleas Juniors Football Club at the Manet Gardens site.
Yet officials say they have been left stunned by South Tyneside Council ‘s decision to start bulldozing the derelict school next month.
Last week planners gave the go-ahead after... read more
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