Latest news from the North East Region


North East pupils join call for better road safety

Drivers in the North East are being urged to slow down and to drive below the limit, particularly in built-up and residential areas, ahead of the peak season for child collisions.

RSGB NE urges people to ‘buckle up’

Road Safety GB North East says the region’s casualty figures demonstrate the ‘clear link’ between not wearing a seatbelt and more severe injuries in the event of a collision.

“We must see each other as equal road users”

Following the recent changes to The Highway Code, the Cleveland Road Safety Partnership is urging all road users to look out for each other. 

Road safety training returns to schools in Darlington

Pupils in Darlington are returning to the streets to receive practical lessons in road safety, for the first time since the start of the pandemic.


Road safety teams listed A-Z

Darlington Borough Council

Andy Casey, Head of Highway Network Management, Darlington Borough Council, 17 Allington Way, Darlington, County Durham DL1 5QT
01325 406701 • andy.casey@darlington.gov.uk


Durham County Council

Angela Redmond, Road Safety Manager, Regeneration, Economy and Growth. Durham County Council, County Hall, Durham DH1 5UQ
03000 268168 • angela.redmond@durham.gov.uk


Gateshead Council

Gillian Cook, Road Safety Officer, Planning Policy, Climate Change and Strategic Transport, Economy, Innovation and Growth, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead NE8 1HH
07523932256 • gilliancook@gateshead.gov.uk


Hartlepool Borough Council

Tony Davison, Sustainable Travel Officer – Traffic and Transport, Hartlepool Borough Council, Level 4, Civic Centre, Victoria Road, Hartlepool TS24 8AY

01429 523259 •  tony.davison@hartlepool.gov.uk


Middlesbrough Council

Lynn Hepworth, Road Safety Officer, Transport and Infrastructure, Middlesbrough Council, PO Box 504, Civic Centre, Middlesbrough TS1 9FY

01642 728178 • lynn_hepworth@middlesbrough.gov.uk


Newcastle City Council

Cheryl Ford Lyddon, Road Safety Manager, Newcastle City Council, 10th Floor Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8QH
0191 2115961 • cheryl.ford-lyddon@newcastle.gov.uk


North Tyneside Council

Nick Saunders, Senior Traffic Engineer, North Tyneside Council, Quadrant West, The Silverlink North, Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside NE27 OBY
0191 643 6598 • nick.saunders@northtyneside.gov.uk


Northumberland County Council

Carol Watson, Road Safety Training Coordinator, Highways Improvement Team, Local Services, Northumberland County Council, Morpeth County Hall, NE61 2EF
07870 366012 • carol.watson@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 Coordinator, South Tyneside Council, Town Hall and Civic Offices, Westoe Road, South Shields. NE33 2RL
0191 424 7613 • kim.questlaw@southtyneside.gov.uk


Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Anthony Wilton, Principal Engineer Road Safety, Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council, Community Service and Transport, PO Box 229, Kingsway House, West Precinct, Billingham TS23 2YL
01642 527311 • anthony.wilton@stockton.gov.uk


Sunderland City Council

Anthony Bell, Road Safety Engineer, Transportation Development, City Development Directorate, Jack Crawford House, Commercial Road, Sunderland, SR2 8QR.Tel: 0191 561 1524 • anthony.bell@sunderland.gov.uk


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