Regional transport chief hits out at cuts to Metro investment

The North East Combined Authority’s lead member for transport issues, Councillor Nick Forbes has expressed dismay at the Department for Transport’s decision to reduce the level of investment in the Tyne and Wear Metro. The Department had promised to invest £153m in the development of the Metro over the next five years – but this […]

North East Combined Authority launches campaign to rename North-South motorway link

The North East Combined Authority (neca), North Yorkshire County Council and Tees Valley Unlimited are today launching a call for evidence to bring the M1 to the North East. All three authorities are confident this would help existing businesses to demonstrate their connections to key markets. It would thus be a crucial means of attracting […]