Young people encouraged to run in local Youth Parliament election13 January 2022
Young people are being encouraged to register their interest in becoming a candidate for the local Youth Parliament election.
Free weight loss support for Gateshead residents13 January 2022
Adults who live in Gateshead can now access free specialist support to help them lose weight and build healthy habits.
Service pressures update - January 202213 January 2022
Council leader Martin Gannon warns residents that there will continue to be some service disruptions due to Covid-19 and staff absence.
Improvements to Gateshead town centre traffic management07 January 2022
Construction work to begin on improvements to some key road junctions in Gateshead town centre.
Council reveals extensive investment plans07 January 2022
The Council has confirmed plans to spend £96m on capital investment on its homes and communities over the next five years, with an ambitious plan to build 400 n...
Council services under strain due to high Covid-19 rates05 January 2022
With council services under increasing pressure due to rising Covid-19 cases and staff absence, Councillor Martin Gannon, Leader of Gateshead Council, is appeal...
Gateshead receives largest allocation of Community Renewal Fund in the North East21 December 2021
Over £2.1m of the Government's Community Renewal Fund has been awarded to four successful bids from Gateshead.
More people than ever plan to go alcohol free this January21 December 2021
Balance with Gateshead Council are encouraging people to download Alcohol Change UK's free app, Try Dry®, and take part in Dry January® to double their chances...
New independence centre named after original Angel of the North20 December 2021
Construction work has begun on a new social care facility to support older people in Gateshead to live more independent lives.
Let's protect Christmas - Advice from Alice Wiseman, Director of Public Health17 December 2021
With Covid-19 case rates increasing, it's worth taking a few sensible precautions to protect yourself, your loved ones and your Christmas celebrations.
NewcastleGateshead Quays enabling works begin15 December 2021
Developer Ask:PATRIZIA has instructed contractor BAM Construction to work on the initial preparation works to the site.
New campaign aimed at raising awareness of the danger of battery fires and increasing battery recycling14 December 2021
South Tyne and Wear Waste Management Partnership is aiming to raise awareness of the danger the incorrect disposal of batteries, and is instead urging residents...
North East Leaders' statement on Omicron variant13 December 2021
The emergence of the highly transmissible Omicron variant poses a serious threat to our communities.
Put the kids first - avoid family disagreements this Christmas13 December 2021
Arguments are a normal part of family life, but regular, intense disagreements between parents can have a significant impact on children.
Directors of Public Health urge caution as Plan B Covid restrictions are introduced09 December 2021
Directors of Public Health ask local communities to once again help protect each other and the NHS as restrictions are reintroduced in England.