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Front cover image of Newcastle City Council's Council Plan 2024-27. A group of people sit on Newcastle's Quayside. The Tyne Bridge is in the background.

Council Plan sets pathway for Newcastle’s future

A plan to deliver a brighter future and the best outcomes for Newcastle people has been revealed.

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A view across Newcastle upon Tyne rooftops towards Newcastle Castle ,St Nicholas' Cathedral and St James' Park

No reduction in homelessness funding in new council budget

Council to put families first as they get set make “difficult decisions” to achieve £14m in savings

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The Pride Progress flag flying, on the middle of three flagpoles, outside Newcastle Civic Centre. Alongside it are the national flags of Ukraine (left) and UK (right).

Newcastle proud to be supporting LGBT+ History Month

The Pride Progress flag is flying high at Newcastle Civic Centre in support of LGBT+ communities.

February 2024

New school 'could support up to 192 children with autism'

Consultation launched on plans for increased SEND support in east Newcastle.

Free travel for all the city’s young adult carers

The council and transport partners have come together to offer young adults with caring responsibilities free travel.

Long-awaited funding for the Tyne Bridge confirmed

More than £35 million of funding for the restoration of the Tyne Bridge has been signed off by the Government.

Council leader makes the case for Tyne Bridge funding

Cllr Nick Kemp visited Downing Street and lobbied for £41.4m of Tyne Bridge funding to be released.

January 2024

Jesmond neighbourhood low traffic zone to be removed

Initiative aimed at reducing vehicles using residential streets will not continue after pilot.

Newcastle’s Christmas Market a sparkling success

The market attracted over 1.375 million visitors and gave a near £57m boost to the city economy.

Food store directors fined for safety and hygiene breaches

Officers found the dirty store had food not labelled properly and stored at unsafe temperatures

Reducing poverty key to improving health

Tackling poverty has a major role to play in improving the health of Newcastle’s residents, a senior councillor has said.

Time to remember and reflect on the fragility of freedom

This Holocaust Memorial Day people are urged to think about the freedoms we all take for granted.

Fly-tipper must do unpaid work after dumping waste

The Blakelaw man pleaded guilty to illegally transporting waste and Benwell and Lemington fly-tips

Have your say and help shape the future of Newcastle

Local people and businesses are being urged to share what they want Newcastle to be like by 2045.

Proposed changes to parking charges

Proposals for changes to car parking charges in Newcastle have been set out as part of an annual review.