Scrutineers Join Forces

Scrutineers in the north east have joined forces across seven local authorities to help improve the region’s economy by monitoring and reviewing strategic decisions across local authority boundaries in the areas of economic growth, skills and transport.   The aim of the North East Combined Authority (NECA) (Sunderland, Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Northumberland, and […]

Nexus Director General announces retirement

The Director General of Nexus, Bernard Garner, is to retire. Mr Garner has led Nexus since 2006, overseeing record £389m investment in the Tyne and Wear Metro, the roll-out of smart ticketing and the Bus Strategy Delivery Project. The process of seeking a new Managing Director for Transport Operations is now underway and is being […]

Cleaner and Greener Buses

Buses will be cleaner and greener after North East councils worked together to secure Government transport investment.   Newcastle and Sunderland City Councils received £472,000 after putting together an award winning bid to The Clean Vehicle Technology Fund on behalf of the North East Combined Authority. The Fund is designed to pay for modifications to […]