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The Blight, Brass Tacks, BBC2 (1980)

21.25 BBC2
The Blight
Radio Times, 14 July 1980, BBC2

In many Durham mining villages residents are suffering from planning blight, whilst in Macclesfield, architect Rod Hackney refurbishes old houses and communities. As Langley Park’s Railway Street faces the bulldozers, we ask should local authorities demolish old housing or renovate instead?

Blight row comes into full view – Northern Echo

by Ray Nichols
Northern Echo
12 July 1980

THE ROW over the demolition of New Kyo homes will be thrown open to millions on Monday night when the issue is debated on national television.

Residents, councillors and government officials will appear on BBC-2’s “Brass Tacks” programme entitled “The Blight,” which goes on air at 9.25 pm.

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