Almost 5,000 trees and shrubs to be planted in "Tiny Forest" initiative01 December 2023
This winter will see the expansion of a project to create eight new Tiny Forests across the North East.
Contaminated recycling bins will not be emptied24 November 2023
Continue to put non-recyclable materials in your recycling bin, and we will refuse to empty them. This is the message we are regrettably being forced to share w...
Future priorities agreed23 November 2023
We have agreed our Corporate Plan, which sets out our strategic priorities for the next five years, and how these will be resourced through our Medium Term Fina...
Five stores selling illegal tobacco ordered to close22 November 2023
Five shops in Gateshead have been ordered to close their doors for three months after magistrates heard evidence about the problems caused by their illegal toba...
Views sought on Gateshead budget proposals22 November 2023
We have started our budget consultation for 2024/25 and we're asking local people to give their views.
Council and NHS back government action on smoking30 November 2023
Gateshead Council and Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust are together supporting government plans to help create a smokefree generation.
Winter wellbeing21 November 2023
We're facing another difficult winter - but thankfully, Gateshead communities have a strong track record of helping each other through hard times.
Nominate your Gateshead Heroes21 November 2023
Do you know a person or an organisation that goes the extra mile to help others in Gateshead to thrive? If so don't let their hard work go unnoticed - nominate...
Housing service help delighted residents realise vision for communal lounge20 November 2023
Residents at the Wood Green bungalow complex in Pelaw are praising the council's Construction Capital team, after they worked with them to realise their ambitio...
New housing development helping regeneration of town centre20 November 2023
As part of a broader strategy to help regenerate Gateshead town centre and its surrounding areas, our brand-new housing development on the site of the historic...
Weight loss football programme kicks off in January20 November 2023
Free places are available on a nationwide football programme that helps men reach a healthier weight.
Help save money and the environment at Gateshead's first pop-up Reuse Shop17 November 2023
On Saturday 25 November, the Waste and Recycling Visitor Education Centre, in Wrekenton, Gateshead, is hosting its first pop-up Reuse Shop, giving local residen...
Alcohol is toxic16 November 2023
Most of us know smoking causes cancer. But just like tobacco, alcohol is toxic.
North East residents honoured with British Empire Medals at investiture ceremonies16 November 2023
Eight residents from across the North East region have received the honour of the British Empire Medal (BEM) for a range of services, including to the NHS, comm...
Gateshead Council increases support for those affected by homelessness15 November 2023
We have increased the support available to rough sleepers, with the introduction of four additional self-contained one and two bedroom flats, that will provide...