Delays expected after Dunston bridge fire03 August 2020
A road bridge over the River Team in Gateshead has been reduced to a single lane after suffering serious structural damage in an arson attack.
Waste sites now accepting full range of waste03 August 2020
Gateshead's Household Waste and Recycling Centres are now accepting the full range of waste - though strict social distancing measures remain in place.
Gold for armed services community support30 July 2020
The council's continuing commitment to supporting current and former armed services personnel has been recognised by the Ministry of Defence.
Help for private tenants30 July 2020
Private tenants urged to seek help if they're struggling to pay their rent due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Council acts on feedback to cycling and walking plans29 July 2020
Roadworks to bring new cycling and walking routes to Gateshead town centre are to change following public feedback.
845 more children would have started smoking in Gateshead each year if smoking rates had remained at 1990s levels29 July 2020
A new analysis by Action on Smoking and Health finds that 845 more children would start smoking in Gateshead every year if children were still smoking at 1990s...
Play areas reopen this week23 July 2020
Fixed play areas in Gateshead have begun to reopen and should all be open to the public by the weekend.
Lockdown leads to big increase in household waste22 July 2020
Gateshead's bin crews have been collecting an extra 80 tonnes of household waste every week during the lockdown.
'Shop local, shop safely': Gateshead Council urges residents to support local businesses in a safe way21 July 2020
We are encouraging residents to support local businesses and shop local.
Gateshead Council welcomes Census change to Count Armed Forces Community In20 July 2020
For the first time in the history of the Census, there will be a question on service in the Armed Forces.