Jamie Driscoll, North of Tyne Mayor’s regular updates

12 August, 2021Featured, Home page featured, Mayor, News

Allan Wells. Anthony Joshua. Linford Christie. Chris Boardman. Nicola Adams. Pythagoras. Eliud Kipchoge. Haile Gebrselassie. Nadia Comaneci. All Olympic champions.  No, that’s not a mistake, although it’s true that you’re more likely to associate Pythagoras with triangles, rather than the Olympics. Pythagoras didn’t win an Olympic crown for doing difficult sums. He won for boxing.  … Read More

Jamie Driscoll, North of Tyne Mayor’s regular updates

10 May, 2021Featured, Home page featured, Mayor, News

Most political leaders get to choose their cabinets – local authority leaders, Scottish or Welsh first minister, the Prime Minister. Combined Authority Mayors are the exception. Our cabinets comprise the leaders and deputies from each constituent council. I’m looking forward to welcoming the new North of Tyne Cabinet Members, regardless of party. Despite the narrative … Read More