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Tees Valley Housing wants to knock down the empty convent gatehouse and build a community centre on the site known as The Lodge, in Marton Road, Middlesbrough.
Local civil servants are always too willing to remove old buildings and knock down forests to make way for developments.
If you knock down the rink, all those memories will be lost.
Conwy council plans to knock down the building and replace it with a rural development centre.
The news comes just a week after Rugby Borough Council planning bosses approved plans to knock down The Regency Club in Albert Street.
The experiments using siRNAs to knock down expression of the tau gene also succeeded in reducing production of the protein that causes disease.
Luckily, it was the only fence that wouldn't knock down.