Illegal cigarettes, vapes and tobacco worth £80,000 seized from Bensham shop20 December 2023
A shop on Coatsworth Road has been ordered to close after Trading Standards and Northumbria Police seized significant amounts of illegal tobacco.
Catering Services and Building Cleaning teams win at national awards15 December 2023
The council's Catering Services and Building Cleaning teams have both been crowned winners at a national performance awards.
Can you donate gifts for children and young people in Gateshead?12 December 2023
Gateshead staff, residents and businesses are being asked to donate gifts for children who are supported by our Children's Social Care and Early Help services.
Put the kids first - avoid family conflict this Christmas11 December 2023
We're calling on parents to consider the impact of relationship conflict on children and young people this Christmas.
500 Children in five years - Adopt North East celebrates its fifth birthday08 December 2023
Since launching five years ago, Adopt North East has found loving families for nearly 500 children needing a forever home
Crawcrook and Pelaw libraries to be refurbished06 December 2023
Early next year, building improvement work will be carried out at Crawcrook and Pelaw libraries to ensure the sites continue to be modern, flexible and welcomin...
TV historian and former Leader awarded Freedom04 December 2023
Historian, producer and TV presenter David Olusoga OBE and former Leader of Gateshead Council, Mick Henry CBE, have been given the Honorary Freedom of Gateshead...
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.
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.
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...