Shock as bulldozers tear down Burnley community centre

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Bulldozers have moved in to demolish a long-running Burnley community centre at the heart of fierce protests.

Demolition men begun tearing down the Burnley Wood Youth and Community Centre earlier today in a move which has taken residents by surprise.

NOT HAPPY: People at Burnley Wood Community Centre which is to be demoliched.
Photo Ben Parsons

NOT HAPPY: People at Burnley Wood Community Centre which is to be demoliched. Photo Ben Parsons

Campaigners had been battling to save the Glebe Street building, which runs activities for dozens of pensioners and children, after plans to flatten it for 117 new homes were given the green light.

 

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