Potential missed bin collections due to poor weather - Friday 1 December
Due to the poor weather, we may not be able to collect all bins in the Birtley, Lobley Hill, Wardley and Leam Lane areas on Friday 1 December. We will collect any missed bins as soon as possible. Sorry for any inconvenience.
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Local elections

Gateshead has 66 councillors, three representing each of the 22 wards in the borough. At a local election one seat in every ward is contested. Each councillor must stand for re-election after four years' service.

Voter ID statistics for the Gateshead local election Thursday 4 May 2023

Voter ID statistics

Local election candidates 2023

View the candidates for each ward in Gateshead

Election notices

Notice of election 2023

Notice of Poll

Notice of election agents names and offices

Key event dates 2023

Notice of election publishedFriday 24 March
Poll cards being delivered by canvassersFrom Friday 24 March to Sunday 2 April
Deadline for applications to be included on the register of electors in order to vote in the electionMonday 17 April
Last day for requests to change or cancel an existing postal vote or proxy appointmentNot later than 5pm on Tuesday 18 April
Last date for Voter Authority Certificate applications5pm Tuesday 25 April 
First postal ballot packs being delivered by Royal Mail From Wednesday 19 April
Second postal ballot packs being delivered by Royal MailFrom Tuesday 25 April
Polling day7am to 10pm on Thursday 4 May

The law has now changed - photographic ID is now required when voting at a polling station

Lamesley Parish Council 

Visit the Lamsley Parish Council website (opens new window) for more information on the Parish.

Contact us

Electoral Services
Gateshead Council
Civic Centre
Regent Street

0191 433 7001