£4M Rapid Charging Stations Contract for Fastned UK

TWO new electric vehicle rapid filling stations are planned for motorists in Newcastle and Sunderland. The city centre stations, which will be designed, built and run by Fastned UK, are […]

Further difficulties move back historic tunnels’ re-opening date

Further difficulties move back historic tunnels’ re-opening date The expected reopening of the historic Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels between Jarrow and Howdon has been pushed back to Autumn 2018. […]

200 buses to be fitted with new technology to improve air quality and cut harmful engine emissions

MORE than 200 buses are to be fitted with new technology to improve air quality and cut harmful engine emissions. The £3.8m Government scheme will see buses operating on routes […]

Transport for the North Consultation

Residents, businesses and everyone across the North East can join the call for better road and rail networks in a major consultation exercise. Transport for the North has begun a […]

North East leaders launch plan to transform the region

Plans for future transport investment in the North East and the wider North of England have been outlined today at an event marking the publication of a thirty year plan […]

North East Combined Authority (NECA) business cancelled on Thursday 16 November

North East Combined Authority (NECA) business is cancelled on Thursday 16 November as members are paying their respects to its Chair Councillor Paul Watson who died last week.  Meetings will […]

Paul Watson, Leader of Sunderland City Council and Chair of the North East Combined Authority (NECA)

Statement from Head of Paid Service for NECA, Helen Golightly: “It is with sadness and great thanks that we recognise the huge contribution Councillor Paul Watson made during his years […]

New technology to cut congestion across the North East gets the green light

New funding to upgrade traffic management technology across the region has been announced by the Government. A total of £3.64m – which includes £2.8m from the Department for Transport – […]

NECA Vacancy – Independent Vice Chair – Overview and Scrutiny Committee

APPOINTMENT OF INDEPENDENT PERSON AS VICE-CHAIR OF THE AUTHORITY’S OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE The North East Combined Authority is looking to appoint an individual to be the Vice-Chair of the […]