Sharing data to support a safe return to the city centre
When social distance guidance and measures were introduced in 2020, citizen concerns about how congested the city centre is led to the Council working with partners to develop an innovative online information portal.
Helping communities use sensors to solve local issues
SenseMyStreet is a toolkit that enables local communities to commission sensors that collect environmental data about their street.
Rapid deployment of in-home connectivity for digitally excluded citizens
Newcastle City Council Reablement Service supports adults who have experienced a life change to live independently in their own homes.
Single source of intelligence on land ownership
Newcastle City Council hosts over 600 datasets on land asset ownership and responsibility.
Hinterland: from smart cities to smart regions
Seeking to increase capacity and raise awareness of IoT (Internet of Things) technology in rural landscapes.
Data analytics to improve council tax collection rates
From 2020 onwards, Newcastle City Council’s services will be almost entirely dependent on the funding provided by Council Tax and business rates.
Visualisation of parking data
Newcastle City Council’s parking team needed to evaluate technology solutions to offer a “cashless” service
City listening: mining social media with advanced linguistics and AI
Sentiment+ is an online social listening tool developed by Wordnerds for Newcastle Council to monitor and measure online opinions of city residents.
Making open data work for communities
Open Lab created a platform giving non-experts easy access to open data at-a-glance.
Make Place open source survey tool
A versatile tool used by researchers in community-based projects to map issues, opportunities, resources and points of interest.
IoT showcase creates “Britain’s smartest street”
Internet of Things (IoT) sensors were installed in the Mosley Street area to control and monitor intelligent lighting, smart parking, waste management, air quality, and road maintenance.
Free Public Wi-Fi in Newcastle and Gateshead
Free Wi-Fi launched in Newcastle and Gateshead