Positive future for new Gateshead business20 January 2021
Following redundancy the co-founders started their new business with the support of Business Gateshead.
Vaccination centres 'a priority' for gritters15 January 2021
We have been putting in extra resources to ensure residents can get to Covid-19 vaccination centres despite the bad winter weather.
Statement from LA7 Leaders11 January 2021
As we enter the second week of the third national lockdown, we once again thank all residents who have done their bit by staying at home as much possible.
Rapid rise in coronavirus cases in Gateshead05 January 2021
Director of Public Health, Alice Wiseman, asks residents to stay safe following a rapid rise in cases.
Stay at home to bring soaring infection rates down05 January 2021
Statement by local leaders in response to the national lockdown.
Gateshead residents urged to stay local21 January 2021
Gateshead residents are urged to do the right thing and not travel to the region's beaches and other beauty spots during the current national lockdown.
Free school meals deliveries underway14 January 2021
Parents of children who can't receive their usual free school meal because they are at home are now receiving weekly food packs - and they are very different to...
Spirit of Christmas Appeal raises over £63,000 to support 47 local charities and community organisations at Christmas13 January 2021
The Spirit of Christmas Appeal, led by Connected Voice in collaboration with Gateshead Council and Newcastle City Council, has raised a total £63,535 thanks to...
Suspended prison sentence for noisy neighbour07 January 2021
Gateshead woman receives suspended prison sentence for perjury for falsely claiming that she was unaware of a Community Protection Notice prosecution against he...
National lockdown required to slow spread of Covid-1904 January 2021
Local leaders call for the Government to act now to protect our communities and prevent more lives being lost.
Statement from Leader of Gateshead Council regarding the return of schools03 January 2021
Councillor Martin Gannon, Leader of Gateshead Council has issued a statement in response to the Government's decision to close primary schools in tier 4 elsewhe...
Government places North East in Tier 430 December 2020
Today the North East has been placed into Tier 4 restrictions by government, alongside many other parts of the country.
People across Gateshead thanked for efforts throughout 202022 December 2020
The Mayor of Gateshead has joined with the Leader of Gateshead Council and Council employees to thank everyone across Gateshead.
Keep following the basics to keep the virus at bay21 December 2020
The region's Directors of Public Health have issued a joint statement on the new strain of coronavirus.
1 in 4 North East drinkers planning a Dry January21 December 2020
One in four (25%) people in the North East who drink alcohol are planning to take on Dry January this year, according to a new survey by Alcohol Change UK, the...