Ouseburn Shorts

August 9, 2011 8:09 AM
  • The annual Silent Film night will be held in Heaton Park on 23 August. This is a fantastic and quite unique night out - a silent film accompanied by live piano.
  • Once again we have had complaints about early morning waste collections at the Glenmara House student hall in Shieldfield. We have raised this with the University of Northumbria and they assure us it has now been sorted out.
  • The Multi-Use Games Area proposed for Napier Green will be built in the autumn after a delay to sort out a planning issue.
  • A new puffin crossing will be installed on Falconar Street near Christ Church to help pedestrians cross this increasingly busy patch of road.
  • As we go to press, we are getting reports that the Labour Council is cutting the ward's funding for children's activities and moving it to traditonally Labour held wards, More information as we get it.