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To one side, the council logo and large text reading 'Nominate NOW' on a bright pink background. To the right, oloured cut out stars above text reading The Gateshead AWARDS 2022. Below a list of supporting charities.

Gateshead is a fantastic place with amazing people. Many people are demonstrating their local pride by going the extra mile to help their community to thrive.

WinG Outdoors are offering people in Gateshead the opportunity to improve their cycling ability and learn about fixing your bike. Come and join us on short introductory guided cycle rides at various
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Situated in the Lower Derwent Valley this section of the Land of Oak and Iron is a mixed landscape of woodland, meadows, riverside and historic monuments. On this guided bird walk local ornithologist
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Join us for our monthly evening of fantastic live music and wood-fired pizza on Friday 28th January, 6pm – 9pm. At the end of every month, why not treat yourself to a delicious freshly made, wood
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We are very excited to announce our upcoming quiz & bingo night. Tune in with us on the 14th February. After the success of our past ‘quiz & bingo nights’ we assume that this will be a really popular
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Picture of a single bike wheel locked to a post on the pavement, the rest of the bike presumably stolen.

With more people being encourage to use Pedal Cycles as a mode of transport we have attached some top tips and guidance to ensure you, your friends and family do not become victims of crime.

Adults who live in Gateshead can now access free specialist support to help them lose weight and create healthy habits.

The 12 week Oviva Weight Management programme provides individuals with a personalised healthcare plan and one-to-one support from qualified clinicians, as well as access to the Oviva app. 

The app features food, activity and progress trackers, helpful resources and connection to a group chat, giving users the opportunity to share their experiences and support each other through their weight loss journeys.

The free 12-week programme is delivered remotely, offering

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Join a team of amazing people doing amazing things. We are looking for volunteers to join our Local Advice team to help us to help more people in Gateshead.

Citizens Advice Gateshead is an


This programme is designed to provide advice and support for people needing help with managing money, designed to empower them to have the confidence to manage their income, make positive decisions with their money, understand the implications of work on managing a budget, as well as the financial support that’s available to them.

Good financial skills remove a barrier and increase confidence, allowing people to focus on other areas of their life, better maintain or gain employment and maintain housing and relationships. The impact of not understanding how to maintain and manage

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This training is for Future You Connectors who want to more effectively positively engage with members of their community who are experiencing complex issues, or who are living complex lives and who