Latest news from the North East Region


Road safety volunteers recognised in New Year’s Honours

Two road safety volunteers have seen their efforts recognised in the New Year’s Honours list.

Drivers encouraged to have a #CarFreeChristmas

  Six road safety teams in the North East have come together to encourage people across the region to have a ‘care free Christmas’ by leaving the car at home.

Festive campaign warns against mixing drink, drugs and driving

With the festive period on the horizon, a new campaign is reminding motorists in the North East of England to avoid drink and drugs before getting behind the wheel.


Road safety teams listed A-Z

Darlington Borough Council

Andy Casey, Road Safety Officer, Darlington Borough Council, 17 Allington Way, Darlington, County Durham DL1 5QT
01325 406695 • andy.casey@darlington.gov.uk


Durham County Council

Paul Watson, Road Safety Section Manager, Neighbourhood Services (Technical Services), Durham County Council, County Hall, Durham DH1 5UQ
03000 268166 • paul.watson@durham.gov.uk


Gateshead Council

Siobhan Bowery, Road Safety & Sustainable Travel Team Leader, Gateshead Council, Transport & Highways Service, Development and Enterprise, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead NE8 1HH
0191 433 3106 • siobhanbowery@gateshead.gov.uk


Hartlepool Borough Council

Paul Watson – Team Leader, Sustainable Travel & Road Safety, Hartlepool Borough Council, 1 Church St, Hartlepool TS24 7BT
01429 523590 • paul.watson@hartlepool.gov.uk


Middlesbrough Borough Council

Lynn Hepworth, Road Safety Officer, Middlesbrough Council, Safe & Active Travel, Highways & Transportation, Vancouver House, Gurney Street, Middlesbrough TS1 9FW
01642 728178 • Lynn_Hepworth@middlesbrough.gov.uk


Newcastle City Council

Cheryl Ford Lyddon, Road Safety Manager, Newcastle City Council, 8th Floor Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8PD
0191 2115961 • cheryl.ford-lyddon@newcastle.gov.uk


North Tyneside Council

Liz Moore, Team Leader Sustainable Travel and Road Safety, Regeneration, Development and Regulatory Services, North Tyneside Council, Quadrant East, The Silverlink North, Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside NE27 OBY
0191 643 6104 • liz.moore@northtyneside.gov.uk


Northumberland County Council

Leslie Gilbert, Northumberland County Council, Community & Environment, County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland NE61 2EF
01670 624113 • Leslie.Gilbert@northumberland.gov.uk


Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council

Road Safety, Belmont House, Rectory Lane, Guisborough, Yorkshire TS14 7FD
01642 774774


South Tyneside Council

Kim Quest-Law, Road Safety Co-ordinator, South Tyneside Council, Business and Resource, Middlefields, Heddon Way, South Shields NE34 0NT
0191 424 7613 • kim.questlaw@southtyneside.gov.uk


Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Anthony Wilton, Principal Engineer Road Safety and Car Parking, Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council, Technical Services Division, PO Box 229, Kingsway House, West Precinct, Billingham TS23 2YL
01642 528709 • anthony.wilton@stockton.gov.uk


Sunderland City Council

Hazel Walton, Road Safety Officer, Sunderland City Council, Network Operations, Jack Crawford House, Commercial Road, Sunderland SR2 8QD
0191 561 1525 • hazel.walton@sunderland.gov.uk