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Gateshead Council Countryside Team

For queries relating to council countryside sites.
Waste Services and Ground Maintenance, Local Environmental Services, Park Road
Phone: 0191 433 7413 or 0191 433 7441
Email: countryside@gateshead.gov.uk

Thornley Woodlands Centre

Monday - Friday 10am - 3pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am - 4pm
Phone: 01207 545 212

Volunteer Countryside Ranger Coordinator

Phone: 0191 433 7424

Natural Environment Team

For queries relating to ecology and green infrastructure projects. 
Gateshead Council, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH.
Phone: 0191 433 3526

Other useful numbers

Council

  • Dog Warden - 0191 433 3131
  • Illegal horse grazing - Street Enforcement Unit - 0191 433 7787
  • Tree Preservation Orders - 0191 433 3456
  • Fly-tipping - 0191 433 7000

Other agencies

  • Bats - Bat Conservation Trust - 0845 130 0228
  • Badgers - Durham Badger Group, Durham Wildlife Trust - 01388 832 518
    Email: info@durhamcountybadgers.co.uk
  • Injured wild animals - RSPCA - 0300 1234 999
  • Wildlife crime - Northumbria Police Control Room - 0845 6043 043
  • Pollution, poaching or serious incidents involving Rivers - 
    Environment Agency - 0800 807060