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Newcastle City Council Tag Archive

Diamond strip bars face closure after drugs complaint

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News Editor Aimee Seddon reports on next week's hearing regarding the popular student bars......

City centre could see increase in pavement cafes to aid social distancing

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A rise in takeaway services and the costruction of “outside pavement café-style seating areas” are among measures being contemplated by Newcastle City Council to ensure...

Civic Centre lights up purple to support Black Lives Matter movement

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Travel editor Amy Harris reports on Newcastle's show of support for BLM...

Student Volunteering Week: Charity sector panel offers valuable insights

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Student Volunteering Week panel hosts discussion of the realities of working in the charity sector, reported by Charlotte Boulton...

Council proposes new air pollution bade scheme

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Writer Emily Hawksley discusses the council's plans for air pollution badges...

Newcastle remembers with knitted poppy tribute

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More than 20,000 hand-knitted poppies are returning to Old Eldon Square to mark this year’s Remembrance Day. The poppies, knitted by volunteers from both the local area and...

Iconic city mural saved from student flats

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The century old Robert Sinclair Tobacco sign had been under threat of being hidden behind a new housing block for students. The developer, Versant Developments, had been wanting...

Newcastle prepares for a no-deal Brexit

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With a no-deal Brexit becoming increasingly more likely, Newcastle City Council have expressed their concerns. These include the increased use of food banks, a struggle for...

Residents told to recycle fewer items

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Newcastle citizens may soon be told to recycle fewer items with their rubbish bins. New statistics report that Newcastle city council lost around £500,000 due to mismanaged...

The magic money tree of the council

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Earlier this year The Chronicle revealed that Pat Ritchie, the Chief Executive of Newcastle Council, had been awarded a £8,500 pay rise under shady circumstances – she now...