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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.

January 2024

Proposed changes to parking charges

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

Councillors celebrate progress towards net zero

Newcastle has seen a 42 percent fall in carbon dioxide emissions since 2005.

Working together to stop abuse of vulnerable residents

Project launched to raise awareness of and tackle home takeovers, also known as cuckooing

Recycle your small electricals with new service

Recycling your small electricals has been made easier with the launch of a new council service.

December 2023

Over 650 children to benefit from Christmas gift collection

Council staff, residents and partners donated the gifts for vulnerable children and young people.

Collingwood Street junction to be resurfaced in January

Overnight road closures will follow traffic signal upgrades at a key city centre junction.

Have fun and stay safe this Christmas

Residents and visitors to Newcastle are being reminded to stay safe and take care of each other.

Laser Lights to make spectacular return for New Year’s Eve

Laser Light City will be returning to Newcastle’s Quayside this year for one night only.

Clean Air Zone grants scheme to pause for review

Applications for support to replace older, more polluting vehicles will pause on December 17.

Youth Fund grants £620,000 for activities and services

Newcastle Youth Fund's latest funding saw 23 successful applications for projects across the city.

Adopt North East celebrates its fifth birthday

Since launching five years ago, Adopt North East has found loving families for nearly 500 children.

Improvement works to Northumberland Street now confirmed

Plans to revamp Northumberland Street have taken a significant step forward, with Newcastle City Council’s announcement that a contractor has now been appointed and preparatory work to start before Christmas in readiness for the major improvements starting in the New Year.