Economy, Environment and Culture Board

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Contact: Heather Lee Tel: 0191 433 2056


This board is to oversee the delivery of the ‘place based’ Big Ideas within this Vision 2030, they are City of Gateshead, Creative Gateshead, Sustainable Gateshead and Global Gateshead.


Membership of the board includes representatives from :

  • Gateshead Council
  • Gateshead College
  • Gateshead Community Network
  • Gateshead Access Panel
  • JobCentre Plus
  • Network Rail
  • North East Chamber of Commerce
  • Northumbria University
  • Trade union Congress
  • University of Newcastle
  • Skills Funding Agency
  • Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
  • Durham Wildlife Trust
  • Arts Council North East
  • North England North East
  • Tyne and Wear Museums

Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering and are aged 16 years or over, or are a club or organisation who would like to utilise volunteers the get in touch with the Volunteering Team.

The Volunteer Centre Gateshead promotes volunteering across Gateshead. Whether you are an individual looking to volunteer or an organisation looking for volunteers, volunteer Centre Gateshead can help.

Gateshead Countryside Volunteers

Did you know over half of Gateshead is countryside! Why not join us and help to care of it? call 0191 433 3524.