Citylife Magazine

Citylife is a magazine which is produced twice yearly by Newcastle City Council and contains useful information for all residents of Newcastle upon Tyne.

We have summarised below a small selection of articles from the latest edition.  You can access the full magazine online by clicking on the link below.

Citylife magazine Winter 2017

  • page 4           step into a world of fantasy by visiting the Harry Potter exhibition in the City Library;
  • pages 6-7      read about how Newcastle City Council spends its money.  (Also see details of our Disability Budget Consultation event on 8 January 2018 facilitated by NDF in the ‘Latest News’ section of our website.);
  • pages 12-13  learn how the Council are making local areas safer and better for people who live there;
  • pages 16-17  find out about next Summer’s Great Exhibition of the North 2018;
  • pages 22-24 latest advice on recycling (including Christmas trees);
  • pages 30-33 looking after your health this Winter;
  • page 38         advice on staying safe in your home.

Citylife Magazine Spring 2017

  • page 5           are you a carer?  Newcastle Carers provide dedicated support and information to adult carers aged 18 or over who provide care and support to someone living in Newcastle;
  • pages 6-7     news on the Newcastle City Council budget 2017-2018;
  • page 10         the Civic Centre Customer Service Centre is due to move to the City Library;
  • page 15         Extra Care Newcastle: Independent Living in a caring environment; housing help for veterans;
  • page 18         making improvements to our city, including Streets for People – helping people to get out and about more;
  • page 21         news about what’s on at local museums, and guided walks around the city;
  • page 30         looking after your sexual health;
  • pages 32-33 news from you local NHS;
  • page 34         tackling inequalities, including Shared Lives – supporting adults with a learning disability to live in the community;
  • page 38         Ostara 24 hour response.  We’ve mentioned this before, but it’s worth mentioning again.

Citylife Magazine Winter 2016

  • page 5             the Citizens Advice Newcastle move to the City Library has been a great success;
  • pages 12-13   details of new housing developments in our city – Tree Top Village in Walker and Cambo Green in Blakelaw;
  • page 31          Healthy Living Pharmacies (HLPs) can help you with a range of health and wellbeing services that are beyond what you would usually expect from a pharmacy.  Find out if you have a HLP near you;
  • page 31          have you had your flu jab? – details here;
  • page 33         what should you keep at home? – key medicines and first aid items;
  • page 38         Ostara 24 hour response.  We’ve mentioned this before, but it’s worth mentioning again.

Do let us know if you find this summary useful.

Citylife Magazine Spring 2016

Tackling inequalities – Protecting the most vulnerable in society is one of the council’s most important responsibilities.  Most people in the city don’t use these vital services.  But when people need support because of disability, illness, as they get older or because they provide unpaid care to a loved one, the City Council is there to help…

The article provides interesting statistics about vulnerable people in Newcastle – see page 32 for details.

Renting a house from Newcastle City Council – this article busts a few myths about council housing and tells you why it could be the perfect option for you – see page 38 for details.

A pendant alarm could enable you to stay in your own home for longer – see page 38 for details.