Gateshead residents invited to take part in Covid-19 vaccination research19 April 2021
The NHS are offering Gateshead's residents the opportunity to contribute to Covid-19 vaccine research that will have 'real world impacts'.
UK Athletics and Gateshead Council step in to host Diamond League fixture16 April 2021
UK Athletics will be hosting the Müller Grand Prix Gateshead on May 23 this year at Gateshead's International Stadium.
Vote for your community heroes14 April 2021
The shortlist for the Gateshead Awards 2021 has been announced and the public are invited to vote for their winners.
Funding available for projects that invest in supporting Gateshead to thrive12 April 2021
Gateshead Council is administering a new UK Community Renewal Fund to help local areas
Bin lorry fire causes delays on A1 Western Bypass01 April 2021
A Gateshead Council recycling lorry caught fire on the A1 Western Bypass this morning leading to significant traffic delays.
Warning over worrying new alcohol figures - we need to look after ourselves this Spring say health campaigners12 April 2021
Worrying new figures highlighting over three quarters of a million hospital admissions from alcohol during the height of the pandemic show that we need to look...
Leaders urge caution as we reach the next step of the roadmap out of lockdown09 April 2021
As the next step of the roadmap out of lockdown comes into effect, we're asking residents to be cautious as we are once again able to visit shops, personal care...
A message from Alice Wiseman, Director of Public Health31 March 2021
Alice Wiseman shares a message for Gateshead residents as coronavirus restrictions ease
Support with free school meals to continue during Easter holiday31 March 2021
Children who would normally receive a free school meal will continue to receive them during the coming Easter holidays.
Council aims to #BrightentheDay for even more children in Gateshead this year30 March 2021
Gateshead Council has once again been awarded Government funding to provide free activities and meals for children during the school holidays.
Grants available to help businesses join the green revolution29 March 2021
Businesses and charities looking to install electric car charging points can now get additional financial help from the Office for Zero Emissions Vehicles (OZEV...
It's raining, it's pouring: An update on inequalities in Gateshead 2017-2025 March 2021
Gateshead's most disadvantaged residents have been caught in a "perfect storm" of welfare reform, austerity and the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the latest r...
Phased reopening of leisure centres and libraries25 March 2021
The Council's remains committed to maintaining the vital COVID-19 response services but have been considering options for a phased reopening of Leisure and Libr...
National Day of Reflection23 March 2021
Tuesday 23 March is a national Day of Reflection. Leader of Gateshead Council Martin Gannon reflects on the difficulties faced during this unprecedented year.
One year on and the Covid fight goes on22 March 2021
This is a significant week in our fight against Covid-19 as we reach the anniversary of the first national lockdown.