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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Drivers warned of closures and lane restrictions on the Tyne Bridge

Drivers are being given advance notice of some closures and lane restrictions on the Tyne Bridge (A167).