Follow all the action and debate as it happened, thanks to political correspondent Jonny Brown
Locals take to Twitter to voice their anger and concerns
Figure revealed in our FoI request exceeds amount needed to keep Jesmond’s library open, reports Mark Summers
Jesmond Library celebrates local literature as closure looms, reports Jonny Brown
The National Flood Forum has suggested areas like Jesmond could benefit from a Community Flood Action Group.
The idea involves a group of local volunteers with responsibility to put in place anti-flood measures.
One spokesperson would represent the group and consult with agencies such as Environment Agency and the city council on residents’ behalf.
The National Flood Forum [...]
Council gets Newcastle recycling with high-tech monthly giveaway, writes Anya Goncharova.
Council encourages locals to make use of little-known facility, reports Anya Goncharova
Jonny Brown reports on the latest news about the floods from this week’s public meeting
Council expects tenders for lease of two listed buildings, reports Bob Cooper
Cyclists will die if councillors do not provide safer cycle paths, activists warn. Kerstin Vogel reports