Budget cuts necessary but focus remains on supporting the vulnerable25 February 2021
Despite ongoing financial pressures of austerity and the Covid-19 pandemic, Gateshead Council has set a budget that prioritises the most vulnerable in its commu...
Are you ready to get back in the saddle?24 February 2021
This March join Ride it Out for a fun way to get back into cycling with the arrival of spring and the warmer weather.
Gateshead employers to benefit from council apprenticeship fund23 February 2021
Apprenticeship Levy funds to be offered to local businesses.
Leaders call for more support while welcoming cautious approach to easing of lockdown22 February 2021
The government's announcement of a cautious approach to easing lockdown is sensible but it needs to be kept under constant review. We continue to be in regular...
People ignoring Keelman's Way landslip danger22 February 2021
People are putting their lives at risk by ignoring the emergency closure of a riverside footpath due to river erosion.
Repairs to arson-damaged bridge get underway19 February 2021
Work will begin next week on the delicate job of repairing a badly-damaged concrete bridge over the River Team in Dunston.
Traffic lights installed to protect workforce18 February 2021
Traffic lights have been installed on the A695 near Blaydon to protect workers from dangerously speeding traffic.
Students ready to move into new purpose built school18 February 2021
Gateshead's flagship state-of-the-art special needs primary school has now been completed.
Roadworks warning for A694 at Winlaton Mill17 February 2021
Gateshead Council is warning of likely traffic delays while emergency resurfacing works are carried out on the A694 between Spa Well Road and Winlaton Mill.
Gateshead Council introduces enhanced Covid-19 contact tracing service16 February 2021
In order to prevent the further local spread of Covid-19, Gateshead Council have introduced an enhanced contact tracing service to complement the national Test...