People living in Boldon Colliery have the chance to a give their views on the area at a special consultation event in the local Village Hall this week.
South Tyneside Council's Housing Officers have joined forces with the Residents Group, the Groundwork Trust and local schoolchildren to look at future improvements to the area.
This "Planning for Real" exercise is being staged in the North Road Village Hall today (Wednesday), tomorrow and Friday. All residents are welcome to drop in and give suggestions about how the area could be improved for the benefit of the people who live there.
The opening hours are: Wednesday 3pm to 7pm Thursday 9.30am to 1.30pm Friday 3pm to 8pm