Gateshead lab contributing to Coronavirus fight30 April 2020
A council-owned laboratory used by businesses throughout the UK to calibrate highly sensitive equipment is playing a key role in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic.
Bridge lights go green for social care29 April 2020
Instead of the usual blue, the iconic Gateshead Millennium Bridge will also be lit green tomorrow night to show support for those working in social care.
Activity packs donated to help Gateshead families29 April 2020
400 hundred Gateshead families will receive a free activity pack to help them stay physically active during the crisis.
Multi-language Coronavirus advice videos for Gateshead communities29 April 2020
Videos highlighting information on staying at home and how to stay well during the Coronavirus pandemic have been produced in four languages to support Gateshea...
Community unites to support frontline workers27 April 2020
Volunteers in Gateshead are coming together to make Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to give to NHS staff and careworkers, during the Coronavirus pand...
Libraries reach milestone for frontline staff25 April 2020
Gateshead Council's library service have delivered their 2,000th visor to frontline workers.
Council has supported more than 1,250 residents most in need22 April 2020
Residents are benefiting from hot meals, a shopping service, prescription pickup and delivery, befriending service, emergency food parcels, and more.
Gateshead Council among the top local authorities for paying out Covid-19 business grants22 April 2020
This fast response ranked the council 31st out of 314 local authorities UK wide.
Leader writes to Prime Minister highlighting Gateshead's concerns22 April 2020
Councillor Martin Gannon, Leader of the Council, has today written to the Prime Minister to raise concerns about the inadequate funding being made available to...
Local business producing life-saving facemasks using 3D printer22 April 2020
Jag Design (4M) Ltd is producing vital protective facemasks for frontline workers using 3D printers.