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New Play Equipment For Dunston Park

Good news for Dunsotn Residents – There will be new play equipment for Dunston Junior and toddler play park which will be installed in September! It is part of a Gateshead Council plan to renew park equipment which is reaching…

GasPro NE Ltd

We are excited to have GasPro NE Ltd back for another year of advertising. For all aspects of gas, plumbing and heating – get in-touch with GasPro NE Ltd. Reliable, honest, friendly and a 24 hour service. #ad

Dunston Community Centre Summer Fair 2019

Join Dunston Community Centre for their Summer Fair 2019. *THIS SATURDAY* 12-3pm Children’s activities (get creative with nature found objects, den building) Toys, Raffle, Clothes, Bric a Brac, Books, Tombola, Refreshments and home-made cakes to eat in or take away!

Local Election Results 2019

After yesterday’s local election in the region, we can now reveal the results in the North East – scroll down to find your local area! Gateshead Birtley – Labour holdBlaydon – Labour holdBridges – Labour holdChopwell & Rowlands Gill –…

RhymeTime – Dunston Library

Join Dunston Library for RhymeTime! Rhymes, Songs, Story Time and more with Ann every Thursday 10am-10.30am for 0-5 year olds. 50p per session, no need to pre-book – just come along. Join the RhymeTime Parent Facebook group – here Like…

Dunston Staiths – Re-opening

DUNSTON STAITHS UPDATE – ‘Thanks to all your kind donations so far, the trust are pleased to announce that we are able to open Staiths from this Easter weekend. Your support funds a fence around the fire damaged section, allowing…


Are you a Dunston Resident? Or simply passionate about our local area/local wildlife? Come along on Thursday 25th April 2019 between 5pm and 7pm to Dunston Community Centre. “I am interested in working with others in greening Dunston, I moved…

Dunston Staiths Fundraiser

DUNSTON STAITHS FUNDRAISER Fundraising is underway to help repair Dunston Staiths after it was set on fire. Donate if you can – LIKE the page on Facebook for more updates – Dunston Staiths fire restoration appeal.

Dunston News

Old Dunston Hill School Site – Update

OLD DUNSTON HILL SCHOOL SITE UPDATE: Cllr Chris McHugh: “I have just been informed by Gateshead Council officers that, following the recent exchange of contracts between Gateshead Council and Meldrum Construction, on-site investigation work will shortly take place. The intrusive…

Dunston Railway Station To Be Extended

Dunston Railway StationOur local councillors have pushed for many years to get more trains stopping at Dunston railway station but the problem has been the platform length. Now, Network Rail plans to extend the platform to allow longer trains, with…