Council News magazine

Council News Spring 2018 coverSpring 2018

Welcome to Spring Council News. We've a lot to tell you about, including a full page focus on what's happening with our budget for the coming year.

This issue also features our learningSkills directory which is packed with hundreds of courses and training opportunities that will satisfy your creative needs,as well as help you get the skills and training you need for your future.

There's an update on the roadworks and repairs that aims to make Heworth roundabout safer for all drivers, with details on how to keep up to date with the latest advice if you are affected by this ongoing work.

We tell you about new homes that are coming to Birtley, Deckham and Bensham as work begins this Summer to build 114 new homes as part of our £350 million housing regeneration programme led by Gateshead Regeneration Partnership.

Great Exhibition of the North is the biggest event taking place in England this year - we bring you up to speed on what's happening as part of this 80 day event. We set out the highlights and events you can look forward to.

All this plus Local History Month, further updates on our celebrations to mark the 20th anniversary of the Angel of the North and how you can keep your children entertained over the Easter holidays.

There's also a special feature on the Director of Public Health's new annual report, 'Inequalities: it never rains but it pours'.

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