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Reminiscence

Last updated: 10 months 2 weeks ago

New for 2015

I remember when.... If you find yourself saying this, then why not come along to our new Reminiscence sessions.


Listed under:Gateshead Wide
Tuesdays
all day
Every week

Elgins Womans Group

Last updated: 5 months 6 days ago

The Elgin Women’s Group is an informal group within the local community which provides an opportunity for women to meet and take part in educationa


Listed under:Deckham
Thursdays
6pm - 8pm
Every week

JUST FOR GENTS - Thursday Men's Group for over 65's

Last updated: 1 month 2 days ago

 

 

Every Thursday, our lounge hosts a weekly men's group. 


Listed under:Gateshead Wide
Thursdays
10am until 3pm
Every week

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Bensham and Saltwell Alive Logo

Bensham and Saltwell Alive

Bensham and Saltwell Alive is an initiative that has two key aims.  

Bensham, Bridges, Kelvin Grove, Saltwell, The Avenues, Windmill Hills

Bensham Memories

Bensham Memories is a participatory research project aiming to uncover the personal stories of Bensham, what the area means to you, and how you ima

Bensham, Saltwell, Teams

Birtley Belgians

Birtley Belgians are found across north-east England and Belgium.   They have a common origin among Great War refugees at the National Projectile F

Barley Mow, Birtley, Kibblesworth, Lamesley
Edward Mosley Perkin

Birtley Heritage Group

A local history group encouraging the curiosity of people to delve into the hidden past and unearth some of the stories of Birtley's heritage to di

Birtley

Butterfly Bridge Project

Over two hundred people assembled at Derwent Walk Country Park at 10.30am on Saturday 21 September 2013.

Blackhall Mill, Blaydon, Chopwell, Dunston, Fellside, Sunniside, Swalwell, Whickham

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A VIEW OF OLD BIRTLEY - HERITAGE MONTH IN BIRTLEY LIBRARY

Tuesday, 9 May, 2017 - 11:00
Added by: Birtley Heritage Group

A SERIES OF EVENTS are being held DURING MAY in BIRTLEY LIBRARY. Listed under:Gateshead Wide

A WALK AROUND ELISABETHVILLE [1 hour] - HERITAGE MONTH IN BIRTLEY LIBRARY

Tuesday, 16 May, 2017 - 14:00
Added by: Birtley Heritage Group

A SERIES OF EVENTS are being held DURING MAY in BIRTLEY LIBRARY.     Listed under:Gateshead Wide

TALK by CAROL COOKE " OLD WIVES' TALES - SPIT, POLISH AND ELBOW GREASE" - HERITAGE MONTH IN BIRTLEY LIBRARY

Tuesday, 23 May, 2017 - 14:00
Added by: Birtley Heritage Group

A SERIES OF EVENTS are being held DURING MAY in BIRTLEY LIBRARY.     Listed under:Gateshead Wide

A WALK THROUGH THE PAST. - HERITAGE MONTH IN BIRTLEY LIBRARY

Thursday, 25 May, 2017 - 18:00
Added by: Birtley Heritage Group

A SERIES OF EVENTS are being held DURING MAY in BIRTLEY LIBRARY.     Listed under:Gateshead Wide

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5 Year Management Plan Launched

FRIENDS OF SALTWELL PARK LAUNCH THEIR
5 YEAR PLAN TODAY
The culmination of nearly 2 years work was launched

View of Nine Arches viaduct in Derwent Valley

Don't miss the Land of Oak & Iron Local Groups Forum

Land of Oak & Iron's (LOI) first Local Groups Forum is being held on Saturday 1st April and will offer community groups and organisations an op

PROGRAMME FOR 2017

TALKS  IN  LIBRARY:     Please book in at Birtley Library for all talks - there will be a nominal charge for non-membe

BRW (Blaydon, Ryton & Whickham) Rotary Club 70 years of serive

70 years of service from BRW Rotary Club

"Serving the community since 1946"

Saltwell Park Museum opens at the Shipley Art Gallery

A permanent new home breathing new life into the objects from Saltwell Park Museum collection has been created at the Shipley.

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Mental Health Awareness week 8- 14 May 2017

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This year in 2017 Mental Health Awareness Week is championing the importance of good mental health and our ability to thrive, instead of being stuc

Smoking: Lifestyle Resources and information

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Our Gateshead - Gateshead Community Website (Stop Smoking information).

Mental Health: Lifestyle Information and Resources

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NHS Choices

Drugs: Lifestyle Resources and information

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Useful Websites and resources:

FRANK - (Friendly, Confidential Drugs Advice).

Physical Activity: Lifestyle Resources and information

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One You - Public Health England

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