Fears over plan to ‘axe’ Gosforth footbridge crossing one of Newcastle’s busiest roads

Families are fighting plans that they fear could see a footbridge over one of Newcastle’s busiest roads demolished.     Newcastle City Council has revealed proposals to put a pedestrian crossing next to the Three Mile Inn footbridge in Gosforth, which campaigners say is the “safest crossing on the Great North Road”. Council bosses want … Continue reading Fears over plan to ‘axe’ Gosforth footbridge crossing one of Newcastle’s busiest roads

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Fear junction will create ‘rat-runs’

Families in South Gosforth have been left 'gobsmacked' by proposals that will turn roads near a major hospital into commuter rat runs. Plans for the Haddrick's Mill junction will drastically change the layout of roads near Freeman Hospital, they say. The biggest bone of contention is the removal of the mini-roundabout and the creation of … Continue reading Fear junction will create ‘rat-runs’