Newcastle's riding high this week after the Prime Minister confirmed it is one of just eight cities in the UK that will receive millions of pounds in funding to boost cycling.
But there are already serious concerns about whether the money is enough and whether it will be spent on the right things.
Gregg Easteal reports.
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Kerrie brings you Saturday night's forecast for the Tyne Tees region
North Yorkshire Police say they have arrested 41 people in the first nine days of this year's drink and drug driving campaign.
Gusty winds over hills. Mainly dry with a cooler night ahead