Regional collaboration sees staged economic recovery plan agreed

Regional collaboration sees staged economic recovery plan agreed A staged economic recovery plan prepared by the North East COVID-19 Economic Response Group has secured region-wide support as leaders look to […]

NECA Declares a Climate Emergency

The North East Combined Authority (NECA) has formally declared a climate emergency.   The declaration was made after a motion was agreed at the combined authority’s Leadership Board meeting today […]

Reformed combined authority meets for the first time

A POWERFUL partnership that will lead the economic development of four of the North East’s seven local authority areas has met. Leaders from the newly constituted North East Combined Authority […]

Statement on behalf of the Leaders of Durham County, Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland City Councils

A statement issued on behalf of the leaders of Durham County, Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland City Councils; Councillors Simon Henig, Martin Gannon, Iain Malcolm and Graeme Miller, said: “The […]

NECA SHORTLISTED FOR SHARE OF £840M FUNDING FOR TRANSPORT IMPROVEMENTS

Ambitious North East Combined Authority (NECA) plans to help transform the region’s transport network and boost its economy have taken a step forward. NECA is one of 10 authorities shortlisted […]

5G Technology for the North East Region

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership and the North East Combined Authority have jointly investigated the opportunity presented by 5G technology for the North East region, and are highly regarded […]

Like the countryside? Access Forum seeks local volunteers

Tyne & Wear residents are encouraged to play a part in steering how our countryside is looked after by joining the region’s Joint Local Access Forum….

£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. […]