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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.

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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.

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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.

March 2024

Inspection sees 'kind and caring' staff praised by families

Our crucial Care at Home Reablement Service maintained its Good rating in latest CQC inspection.

Make a Change anti-harm scheme rolled out in Newcastle

Programme supports people worried over harmful behaviour to change and build healthy relationships.

Newcastle communities benefit from £1m grant funding

Twenty two projects in city's north and outer west funded to make a difference where they live.

Great train engineer's workshop reborn as business centre

Robert Stephenson's Pattern Shop expected to house 200 workers after £9 million project completed.

Cameras to tackle dangerous parking outside seven schools

Drivers who stop on areas with 'School Keep Clear' or zig zag lines will face tougher enforcement.

School goes green thanks to £4 million eco-upgrades

Solar panels, heat pumps, lighting and insulation to be installed to cut school's carbon footprint.

Firm fined £11,333 after back lane electronics fly-tip

Company failed to check if scrap merchant was Environment Agency registered and items fly-tipped.

Consultation launched on city centre junction enforcement

Have your say on plans to keep traffic flowing at junction of Groat Market and Collingwood Street.

Builder fined after rubbish repeatedly dumped in field

63-year-old pled guilty after failing to carry out proper checks on rogue traders who dumped waste.

Exciting new plans for our iconic Grainger Market

Restoring Newcastle’s treasured indoor market will protect its heritage and secure its future.

Sixty candidates contest Newcastle youth elections

Youth Council and Youth Parliament voting on 14 March will see 16 young people elected

Get involved with the Great British Spring Clean

Volunteers are invited to loan litter pickers and equipment to help clean Newcastle neighbourhoods.