A Gateshead pub could be transformed into housing and a community centre if exciting plans are given the go-ahead.
Handcrafted are behind proposals to give the Shakespeare Inn a new lease of life.
The Durham based charity helps people to develop skills, build confidence and “engage in positive activity”.
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It does this through practical training and creative activities which run from 9AM until 4PM on weekdays.
The organisation wants to put four one-bedroom flats on the first floor of the hostelry.
A leaflet distributed by the charity to