Free parking for frontline coronavirus workers.27 March 2020
This applies to 21 council owned car parks across the borough, totalling over 2000 spaces.
Gateshead Millennium Bridge to be lit blue26 March 2020
Gateshead Council to light regional landmark blue tonight in support of NHS and all health and social care professionals.
Gateshead Council urges residents to keep their distance in parks26 March 2020
Residents must follow government guidelines on social distancing otherwise parks will close.
Labour and Liberal Democrat parties in Gateshead to suspend party political campaigning25 March 2020
Councillors will continue to be available by phone and online to support residents
Council to make 'every effort possible' to keep services operating20 March 2020
Council leader Martin Gannon has promised that Gateshead Council will make 'every effort possible' to keep essential Council services operating throughout the c...
Message from Gateshead Council Leader, Martin Gannon18 March 2020
The coronavirus is the biggest public health emergency in a generation. I want to reassure Gateshead residents and businesses that we are doing everything we ca...
Newcastle lettings company fined after Gateshead fly tip17 March 2020
A Newcastle-based lettings company has been heavily fined after a fly tip was traced back to one of their properties.
Confirmed COVID-19 case in Gateshead13 March 2020
It has been confirmed that a Gateshead resident has tested positive for COVID-19.
Planning inspector rejects KFC planning appeal13 March 2020
A government planning inspector has dismissed an appeal by KFC after their application for a restaurant and takeaway at was refused by Gateshead Council.
Council reaffirms ban on balloons and sky lanterns13 March 2020
Gateshead Council has reaffirmed its ban on the release of balloons and sky lanterns from Council-owned land after signing up to the 'Don't Let Go!' campaign.
New campaign to recruit more foster carers launched12 March 2020
A major campaign to help boost the number of people fostering has been launched in Gateshead.
Campaign urges pet lovers to avoid puppy farms10 March 2020
Gateshead Council Trading Standards is backing a new campaign urging pet lovers not to get conned by puppy and kitten farms masquerading as genuine breeders.
Gateshead Awards 2020 - vote for your winners09 March 2020
The shortlist for the Gateshead Awards 2020 has been announced & the public are being invited to vote for their winners.
Imagine, design and make at Makerplace09 March 2020
Makerplace, an exciting new space at Gateshead Central Library, has opened to give people access to some of the latest technology.
Quit smoking to reduce chances of COPD05 March 2020
Smokers in Gateshead are being urged to quit and reduce their risk of developing a disease which can leave sufferers fighting for breath.