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Newcastle central motorway, viewed from an upper floor of Bank House, looking towards the Tyne Bridge. The bridge has roadworks on it, to allow for restoration work.

Lead engineer thanks commuters for heeding advice

Motorists praised for their patience and understanding in first weeks of Tyne Bridge restoration.

Newcastle City Council’s assistant director of transport, Pamela Holmes. A white woman wearing a yellow high-vis jacket and a white hard hat standing with the Tyne Bridge and Gateshead Quayside in the background.

What does Wor Tyne Bridge mean to you?

New campaign launched to celebrate why the Tyne Bridge is so special to our region.

Bolingbroke Street in Heaton, Newcastle, looking towards the junction with Heaton Park Road. Temporary bollards are blocking vehicle access.

Heaton low traffic trial to be removed

Trial measures to reduce traffic on residential streets in Heaton will not be made permanent.

December 2023

Sign up to Landlord Accreditation Scheme

Private landlords are eligible for a range of benefits if they sign up to the Landlord Accreditation Scheme.

New partnership for repairs and construction services

A new partnership has been formed aiming to ensure council houses are well-maintained and safe.

Public urged to give money to charity not people who beg

The council aims to reduce begging while getting vulnerable people the support available to them.

Foster families offered leisure discounts this Christmas

Cheaper bowling, swimming, trampolining and soft play offered at four Newcastle leisure centres.

Tyne Bridge restoration work to step up in 2024

Restoration of the North East landmark's main bridge deck is set to get underway in early 2024.

November 2023

Unlicensed waste carrier fined after van stuck in field

Transit driver called police for help after vehicle stuck in the mud near Newcastle Airport.

Pioneering 1980s music show The Tube honoured with plaque

Show's presenter Jools Holland unveiled tribute at former Tyne Tees Television Studio 5.

Councillor Jason Smith steps down due to ill health

The Lemington ward councillor is to spend more time with family after pancreatic cancer diagnosis.

Clean Air Zone grants scheme to be reviewed

Support scheme that's paid over £2m to help buy cleaner vehicles to be reviewed at end of 2023.

Small Business Saturday People's Choice Awards Winners and Runners-up

In a heart-warming celebration of community support and local enterprise, Newcastle City Council has proudly announced the winners and runners up in this year’s Small Business Saturday People's Choice Awards.

More than £21m paid early to support businesses

Over 14,000 invoices have been paid early to help local firms through the cost of living crisis.

October 2023

Bee-friendly bus shelter helps Newcastle go green

A new bee-friendly bus shelter to boost biodiversity has been installed in Newcastle.