The United Kingdom has left the European Union and new rules for businesses and residents came into operation from the 1 January 2021. The purpose of this webpage is to help direct businesses and residents to externally provided information and advice.
NTCA is committed to giving every child in our region the opportunity to thrive. Working with local authority partners and school leaders, we have developed a programme made up of three pillars:
North of Tyne Citizens’ Assembly on Climate Change took place between February 24 and March 24 2021. The Citizen’s Assembly’s report was published on July 14 and endorsed by Cabinet on July 27. We are taking a phased approach to respond to the Citizens’ Assembly report and recommendations.
NTCA’s Community Hubs Investment Fund was approved by the cabinet to fund multi-use community hubs for the future, as the region looks beyond the immediate Coronavirus pandemic. The £1.5 million fund will support organisations in Newcastle, North Tyneside, and Northumberland that provide a range of community services under one roof.
NTCA continues to align with national government guidance and work with our partner organisations to ensure a multi-agency approach to coronavirus as it evolves.
Crowdfund North of Tyne gives inspired people in our patch the opportunity to create create and fund projects which celebrate and improve our local areas. As we emerge from the pandemic, we hope that this programme will become a springboard for a locally led recovery, where groups will have the ability to attract funding from the communities, local businesses, foundations and the Combined Authority all in one place.
This NTCA and Creative UK two year £2.625 million investment programme aims to stimulate culture and creativity in the North of Tyne.
Working closely with Northumberland County Council, North Tyneside Council, and Newcastle City Council, the Combined Authority pledged £680k to help residents in the North of Tyne stay connected with key services during Covid-19. This project was delivered until May 2021.
This ground-breaking low carbon investment fund that will invest £18 million in low carbon infrastructure in the region over the next four years, and can invest directly into SMEs to support business growth and innovation.
Children North East will deliver the Poverty Truth Commission for the North of Tyne.
The Roundtable on Wellbeing is a partnership with Carnegie UK Trust. The report and framework from the Roundtable are available to download.
NTCA and Power to Change have launched a strategic partnership with the objective of growing and further developing the social economy in the North of Tyne area, in partnership with local stakeholders.
North of Tyne Combined Authority understands the importance of our Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in the region. We are committed to working closely with these VCSE organisations At present, Robin Fry, from North Tyneside VODA, acts as the Mayor’s Ambassador to the Voluntary sector. This role will alternate between members of the VCSE across our three local authorities. Additionally, the Mayor and NTCA officers have scheduled meetings with the VCSE-NTCA Stakeholder Group, to discuss specific issues regarding the sector.
North of Tyne Combined Authority have developed a 5-point plan, to ensure we take everyone with us as we transition to a new green economy.