Newcastle’s university bosses, student union presidents, local councillors and residents representatives will meet later this month to discuss recent tensions in Jesmond and explore solutions for bringing the student and resident communities closer together.
One in three properties in Jesmond are registered as exempt from council tax for student purposes, Morgan Ayre reports
Local resident and businessman Ian Watson has donated £1,000 to the Jesmond Residents Association (JRA) for a real Christmas tree to be put up on Acorn Road.
Save Our Crossings campaign is petitioning to reverse the council’s decision to remove Newcastle’s school crossing patrols, reports James Vesty
South Jesmond councillors also seeking meeting with Newcastle University’s registrar and student union president
The store’s latest donation is to St Oswald’s Hospice, as Rosemary Macklam reports
Jesmond’s Royal British Legion branch hosted a Poppy Appeal launch party on November 6th, James Vesty reports
39 Eskdale Terrace, once a synagogue and more recently a school building, could become flats, reports Chris Middleton
Police have stepped up patrols in the run up to November 5th as antisocial behaviour in Jesmond rises, Haylee Knippel writes
Three cars were set on fire overnight – days after bins were upturned and a vehicle wrapped in tin foil – reports Haylee Knippel