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18 January 2012



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Scotswood housing scheme gets go ahead

Planning permission has been granted for a major public-private housing initiative at Scotswood in Newcastle’s West End.
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Toffee Factory opens its doors to business

Newcastle’s new space for creative businesses, the Toffee Factory, opened its doors over Christmas.
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Work begins on plans for Eldon Square upgrade

Newcastle City Council and developer Capital Shopping Centres are working on designs for an upgrade of Eldon Square shopping centre.
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Newcastle unveils TIF plans to promote growth

Newcastle City Council has unveiled proposals for an accelerated development zone (ADZ) which would use tax incremental financing (TIF) to promote new building work in the city and Gateshead.
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Bid submitted for transport cash

The Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport Authority is bidding for Ł16 million of government money to improve transport in the area.
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New fund announced to support Newcastle businesses

A new Ł1.7 million fund will support new businesses in deprived areas of Newcastle and support existing businesses.
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Newcastle Science City wins regional growth fund cash

Newcastle’s plans to create a major science-led redevelopment in the city centre have been boosted by Ł6 million from the government’s regional growth fund (RGF).
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Renaissance #7 out next month

The seventh issue of Renaissance, the magazine promoting economic development in Newcastle, is published this winter, featuring guest writer and "Estates Gazette" markets editor Noella Pio Kivlehan taking a consumer journey through the city, looking at the independent offer, including popular markets in Grainger Town and Quayside.
 
Mark Smulian reports on environmental initiatives, following Newcastle's rating by the Forum for the Future as the UK's most sustainable city.
 
And we look at developments in Newcastle's housing supply, with major projects in Scotswood and a new community trust in Byker.
 
Renaissance also features a tour of the city with council leader Nick Forbes, as he sets out his vision for the next phase of regeneration.
 
The magazine is published annually. In between issues, this newsletter is sent out quarterly to keep you up-to-date with developments in Newcastle.
 
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