Vaccination centres 'a priority' for gritters15 January 2021
We have been putting in extra resources to ensure residents can get to Covid-19 vaccination centres despite the bad winter weather.
Free school meals deliveries underway14 January 2021
Parents of children who can't receive their usual free school meal because they are at home are now receiving weekly food packs - and they are very different to...
Spirit of Christmas Appeal raises over £63,000 to support 47 local charities and community organisations at Christmas13 January 2021
The Spirit of Christmas Appeal, led by Connected Voice in collaboration with Gateshead Council and Newcastle City Council, has raised a total £63,535 thanks to...
Statement from LA7 Leaders11 January 2021
As we enter the second week of the third national lockdown, we once again thank all residents who have done their bit by staying at home as much possible.
Suspended prison sentence for noisy neighbour07 January 2021
Gateshead woman receives suspended prison sentence for perjury for falsely claiming that she was unaware of a Community Protection Notice prosecution against he...
Rapid rise in coronavirus cases in Gateshead05 January 2021
Director of Public Health, Alice Wiseman, asks residents to stay safe following a rapid rise in cases.
Stay at home to bring soaring infection rates down05 January 2021
Statement by local leaders in response to the national lockdown.
National lockdown required to slow spread of Covid-1904 January 2021
Local leaders call for the Government to act now to protect our communities and prevent more lives being lost.
Statement from Leader of Gateshead Council regarding the return of schools03 January 2021
Councillor Martin Gannon, Leader of Gateshead Council has issued a statement in response to the Government's decision to close primary schools in tier 4 elsewhe...
Government places North East in Tier 430 December 2020
Today the North East has been placed into Tier 4 restrictions by government, alongside many other parts of the country.