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Gosforth High Street in Newcastle will be the first street in the region to be painted with double red lines. It means drivers cannot stop there for any reason. The City Council is introducing the restriction to ease congestion but campaigners say it will put shoppers off visiting the area.
On double red lines, you cannot stop at all unless you are a licensed taxi or a blue badge holder, then you can drop off. There is no parking.
Single red lines mean no stopping during the day and times shown on the upright sign.
On double yellow lines, you cannot stop and park. You can drop off. Blue badge holders can usually park for up to three hours.
On single yellow lines, you can park when restrictions are not in place. They are usually signposted. Blue badge holders can usually park for up to three hours at any time.
A Newcastle street could be the first in the region to be painted with double red lines, if controversial plans get the go-ahead later.
The City Council wants to introduce the red lines to Gosforth High Street as part of a plan that includes a re-design of a bottleneck junction.
Planners say congestion will be eased, but campaigners are angry that lost parking spaces could discourage people from visiting the area.
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A street in Newcastle could be the first in the region to be painted with double red lines if plans get the go-ahead tonight.