Dunston/Gateshead Community

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Month: July 2018

Chris Packham and Residents Raise Concern Over Anti-Bird Netting On Newcastle Quayside

Photo Credit: David Atkinson **Warning: Some may find the photos below disturbing** Broadcaster Chris Packham and local residents have raised concerns over ‘lethal anti-bird netting’ which is currently up near Premier Inn on NewcastleGateshead Quayside, in which Kittywakes have been…

30th Sunderland International Airshow This Weekend!

From Friday 27th-Sunday 29th July 2018, see your favourite air crafts up close at the 30th Anniversary spectacular Sunderland Airshow! What’s On Sunderland Airshow What’s on guide 2018 Are you going? Send us your photos via our Facebook and Twitter!

Little Mix at Gateshead International Stadium – All The Info You Need!

Little Mix will take to the stage at Gateshead International Stadium tonight as part of their Summer Hits Tour. Support Acts Last years X Factor winners Rak-Su. Australian group Germein. Times: Catering access 4pm Gates open 5pm Germein: 7pm Rak-Su: 7.40pm Little…

Spanish City Re-Opens!

Whitley Bay’s Spanish City has been refurbished and is now open to the public, after being closed for a number of years. It has restaurants, cafe’s (including a Fish & Chips takeaway) and host to weddings. Will you be visiting?…

Residents Object Against Dunston Car Wash Planning Application

Planning application has been made to build a car wash near the Junction of Forge Road, Ellison Road, and Derwentwater Road, if the change of land use is allowed. Dunston and Teams Councillors Gary Haley and Brenda Clelland have both…

Teams’ Clasper Towers Adventure Playground To Be Demolished

Photo Credit: Newcastle Chronicle Clasper Towers Adventure Playground is set to be demolished by Gateshead Council. The once much-loved play area has been closed for some time and was in need of maintenance, and now, has become ‘too dangerous’ and…

Hundreds Turn Out For Build A Bear Pay Your Age Day!

Hundreds of families have turned out to Build-A-Bear stores across Newcastle and Gateshead, as part of their ‘Pay Your Age Day’. This is where children are able to pay for a stuffed toy, paying their age. For example, 1 years…

Residents Object Against Planning Application for Telecommunications Tower Installation.

Dunston Residents are objecting against planning application to install a 17.5 metre (50 ft) telecommunications mast, four equipment cabinets, associated works has been submitted. This will be around the West of St.Nicholas Church, Dunston and the mast would be situated just outside…

Summer Fair at St Nicholas Church Hall, Dunston!

When: Saturday 7th July 2018 – 2-4pm Join St Nicholas Church Hall for their Summer Fayre 2018! Including Toys, Cakes, Crafts, Books, Lucky Dips, Refreshments and much more! Where: St Nicholas with Christ Church Ellison Road, Dunston, Gateshead Tyne and…