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Embargoed to 0001 Thursday April 7 File photo dated 16/02/11 of a car passing a pothole as the Government's £50 million funding boost to remove potholes is "a step in the right direction" but councils need more than 230 times that amount, the Local Government Association (LGA) has warned.

Council Disagree Over Sunderland Potholes

Members of Sunderland City Council have been at the centre of controversy regarding the cities pothole crisis. Liberal Democrat Martin Haswell, councillor for the Pallion and Ford areas of the city, challenged the council at a recent meeting to do more to help repair the roads. He said: ““Residents across […]

Newcastle Nominated Best City to Live and Work In

Newcastle Nominated Best City to Live and Work In

Newcastle has been nominated as one of the most attractive cities for people living and working in the UK. Along with 11 other contenders from Edinburgh, London, Glasgow, Leeds, Cardiff, Sheffield, Liverpool, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol and Manchester Sarah Stewart, chief executive at destination management and marketing organisation NewcastleGateshead Initiative, has […]