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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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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.

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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

July 2023

Civic reception for Newcastle United

Newcastle United players and staff were given a hero’s welcome as the city said thank you for their successful season on the pitch.

North East parents urged to think twice about providing alcohol to children

Balance and Newcastle City Council have issued a plea to parents to think twice about providing alcohol to children or teens this summer.

Clean Air Zone charges for vans to begin this July

Van and light goods vehicle owners are reminded that Clean Air Zone charges for non-compliant vehicles start on 17 July 2023.

Youth services receive a boost following successful funding bid

The ongoing partnership between Newcastle City Council and the National Lottery Community Fund will help support continued investment in youth services for the next 2 years via the Newcastle Youth Fund.

Council secures £6.8m to improve energy efficiency of city's homes

Hundreds of Newcastle residents will see reduced fuel bills after a successful funding bid to tackle carbon emissions.

Council parking services set to switch to new payment system

Changes to the way people pay for parking in Newcastle are to be introduced across the city following consultation.

£17.8m awarded to boost energy efficiency of Newcastle buildings

Millions of pounds have been secured to make a range of buildings across Newcastle greener and cheaper to run.

February 2023

New low traffic zone to be created in Jesmond

Measures to reduce traffic cutting through local streets in Jesmond are set to be installed in the coming days.

June 2022

Vital Tyne Bridge inspection works underway

A series of closures and lane restrictions will be put in place as vital inspection work is carried out on the Tyne Bridge.