Newcastle Council Approve Clean Air Charges

Newcastle Council Approve Clean Air Charges

Newcastle City Councillors have approved plans to create a ‘Clean Air Zone.’ The zone is designed to combat climate change by cutting emissions and charging some vehicles crossing the Tyne Bridge. After previous public backlash about imposing clean air charges on all commuters, Newcastle Council revisited its plans and will […]

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University students in Newcastle struggle with learning as classes are cancelled because of COVID-19

Universities in Newcastle closed their lecture halls and cancelled face to face learning on the 16 March following advice from Public Health England and the Government. However, shutting universities could create more problems as it makes it more difficult for students to learn. Ryan Baxter, a student from Northumbria University […]

Northumbria Police hail success of Operation Sentinel after year of drug raids and gang convictions in the North East

A police operation targeting organized crime celebrates its first birthday today, after a blockbuster initial year that saw millions of pounds of drugs seized and a plethora of criminals convicted. Operation Sentinel, a joint venture between Northumbria Police, Durham Constabulary and North East Regional Special Operations Unit (NERSOU), aims to […]