Councillors to consider 'road map' to zero carbon future16 February 2021
An 'environmental road map' setting out how Gateshead can become carbon-neutral by 2030 will be discussed by councillors next week.
Plans to boost homes' energy efficiency in Chopwell21 December 2020
More than 600 homes in Chopwell could soon be offered free wall insultation to help reduce fuel poverty, improve efficiency and tackle climate change.
Consultations begin on £6bn transport plan for North East04 December 2020
An ambitious multi-billion-pound plan to improve transport across the North East has been published - and the public are being asked for their views.
New bus fleet will "reduce Gateshead's reliance" on fossil fuels27 November 2020
The region's first fully-electric bus fleet is being introduced onto the streets of Gateshead.
No more warnings for Askew Road bus lane offenders30 October 2020
Hundreds of motorists are driving in a signposted bus lane in Gateshead - despite their actions being recorded on a bus lane camera.
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...
Councillors give green light to solar farm proposals11 November 2020
Plans to more than double the amount of solar energy generated by Gateshead Council - including building two urban solar farms - have been approved by councillo...
Gateshead sees big increase in household recycling22 September 2020
The amount of waste that Gateshead residents recycled increased by almost a quarter during the recent lockdown.
Twitter question and answer session on town centre traffic changes02 September 2020
We are hosting a Twitter question and answer session on the recent changes to roads in Gateshead town centre this week.
Choose a cool way to get to school01 September 2020
Families in Gateshead are being asked to rethink the school run when they go back to school next week and find a cooler way to travel.
Council to host question and answer session on town centre traffic changes17 August 2020
We will be hosting an online question and answer session this Thursday (20 August 2020) about traffic changes in Gateshead town centre.
New cycling and walking improvements for Gateshead town centre20 July 2020
Work to make major changes to the road and cycle network in Gateshead town centre get underway next week to meet the increasing demand for more space for walkin...
Major grant will connect Gateshead homes to mine water energy scheme19 May 2020
Gateshead Council has been awarded a grant of almost £6m to double the size of its heat network in Gateshead Town Centre.
'We have to take ownership', says climate expert25 February 2020
Local councils, charities, politicians and local businesses have been told that they can't ignore climate change and continue as if it is 'business as usual'.
Chopwell event gives broken goods a new lease of life21 February 2020
Local people in the west of Gateshead are fighting back against the throwaway society this month - by helping to give broken household items a new lease of life...