Tagged: Newcastle

Extinction Rebellion in the North East

Extinction Rebellion have been disrupting life in the North East this week to demand action on climate change. Climate change has never had so much publicity. With David Attenborough’s recent...

A Breath of Fresh Air

Plans put forward by three North East councils to rapidly reduce air pollution are a golden opportunity to forge a sustainable transport system. Wednesday saw the start of a ten...

E-bike Maintenance

E-bikes are trouble-free but like all bicycles, they require regular maintenance. For years I’ve owned bikes that were best described as ‘cheap and cheerful’. When a bike doesn’t owe you...

No Time to Waste

Newcastle’s Waste Commission publishes final recommendations and the City Council sets to work implementing ambitious waste strategy. Last year, Newcastle City Council set up a task force to consider how...

E-bike Diary – Summer

It’s nearly a year since I bought my e-bike. My partner skeptically assumed it was just an expensive toy, but I’ve surprised her, and myself! Regular readers will already know...

Wise on Waste

Newcastle City Council’s waste task force considers how to reduce rubbish and improve recycling rates. Christmas is a reminder of just how capable we all are of generating waste. Lots...

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