Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead

What is Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead known for?


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commonplace across the country, back into the wild. This scheme has proven to be a big success, with birds being spotted across the west of the borough, from Crawcrook to Rowlands Gill itself.


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of the county. It is named after its largest town, Gateshead, but also spans the towns of Rowlands Gill, Whickham, Blaydon and Ryton (Ryton, Tyne and Wear); suburban areas include Felling (Felling (UK)), Pelaw, Dunston (Dunston, Tyne and Wear) and Low Fell. It is bordered by numerous local authorities including Newcastle upon Tyne to the north, Northumberland to the west, County Durham to the south, Sunderland (City of Sunderland) to the south east, and South

and non-religious state schools. There is one independent school (independent school (UK)) in the borough, Chase school in Whickham. Further independent schools can be found in Newcastle, Sunderland and Tynedale. Gateshead town itself has a further education college

It is now home to the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art and the Sage Gateshead. The area is also an important retail hub, with the largest shopping centre in the European Union, and second largest in Europe


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Wood, whose forest festival and Christmas Trees attract many visitors to the village every year. High Spen has one pub, called The Bute Arms, and two Working Men's clubs (Working men's club). There is also a Primary school, called High Spen Primary School, http: www.highspenprimary.org and a Comprehensive school, called Hookergate. High Spen also is home to St Patrick's C of E (Church of England) Church (Church (building)). North East England


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; Lamesley (part); Low Fell; Saltwell; and Teams (part) wards. Retrieved 2009-08-26 - - 100px (File:Angel of the north.JPG) Lamesley Civil parish align "right" 3,928 Gateshead (Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead) Chester le Street Rural District (Chester-le-Street Rural District) A Vision of Britain Through


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Wood, whose forest festival and Christmas Trees attract many visitors to the village every year. High Spen has one pub, called The Bute Arms, and two Working Men's clubs (Working men's club). There is also a Primary school, called High Spen Primary School, http: www.highspenprimary.org and a Comprehensive school, called Hookergate. High Spen also is home to St Patrick's C of E (Church of England) Church (Church (building)). North East England


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home.aspx publisher Gateshead Council title Countryside in Gateshead accessdate 2008-03-16 Most of this is located away from built up Tyneside to the south of the borough into Derwentside Chester-le-Street and to the west into Tynedale. In total, there are over twenty countryside sites in the borough, from ancient meadows and woodland to local nature reserves.


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an average crew of five. The new equipment required only a camera operator, who could also operate sound equipment, and a reporter. Television House also acts as a base for ITV SignPost, Britain's biggest supplier of British Sign Language (BSL) services for television, video, CD-ROM, DVD, film and the Internet. - Tyne


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Millennium Bridge . The town is becoming increasingly well known for several examples of iconic architecture such as the Sage Gateshead, the Angel of the North, and the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art. In the 2001 Census, more than 10% of people residing in the wider Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead stated that they practiced no religion. image 200px alt A blue box with the letters ITV in white text. To the right is the name 'Tyne Tees'. (Image:ITV Tyne Tees.svg) The design of the current logo is generic to the ITV network. based Gateshead (Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead) (previously Newcastle upon Tyne) area North East England North Yorkshire Tyne Tees moved to Television House at The Watermark, a new business park adjacent to the MetroCentre (MetroCentre (shopping centre)) in Gateshead (Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead), in 2005. The first broadcast from their new base took place on 2 July 2005. - 117 Gateshead (Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead) 1,347 Metropolitan borough Tyne and Wear - Nexus is the operations arm of the '''Tyne and Wear Integreated Transport Authority (Passenger Transport Executive#Integrated transport authorities)''' (TWITA). The ITA is made up of fifteen councillors from the county: four from each of Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland (City of Sunderland), three from Gateshead (Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead), and two from each of North Tyneside and South Tyneside. '''Dunston''' was originally an independent village on the south bank of the River Tyne. It has now been absorbed into the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead in the English (England) county of Tyne and Wear. Much of Dunston forms part of the inner Gateshead regeneration area. '''Birtley''' is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, in Tyne and Wear, England. It is situated to the south of Gateshead town and is physically linked to Chester-le-Street across the County boundary in County Durham. Until 1974, Birtley and the adjoining areas of Barley Mow, Vigo and Portobello were part of the old Chester-le-Street Rural District. Since 1974, these neighbouring areas have been considered part of 'greater' Birtley. Birtley was a civil parish with a parish council (which also covered the adjoining neighbourhoods) until April 1, 2006 after a local referendum agreed to abolish it. Referendum to abolish Civil Parish The former parish has a population of 11,377. Office for National Statistics : ''Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Gateshead'' Retrieved 2009-09-14 Birtley lies within the historic county boundaries (historic counties of England) of County Durham and uniquely among settlements in Gateshead, Birtley forms part of the Chester-le-Street post town in the Durham (DH) postal area. '''Whickham''' is a town in North East England, four miles south west of Newcastle upon Tyne and four and a half miles west of Gateshead. Whickham is part of the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead. Its postal address is Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne. Whickham is situated on high ground overlooking the River Tyne and the MetroCentre (MetroCentre (shopping centre)). It has a population of 16,263. Office for National Statistics : ''Census 2001 : Urban Areas : Table KS01 : Usual Resident Population'' Retrieved 2009-08-26 '''Lamesley''' is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England. The village is situated towards the south of Gateshead, near to Birtley (Birtley, Tyne and Wear) and Kibblesworth. The parish includes Lamesley village, Kibblesworth, Eighton Banks and the Northside area of Birtley (The private estates: The Hollys, LongBank, Northdene & Crathie). It has a population of 3,928. Office for National Statistics : ''Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Gateshead'' Retrieved 2009-09-14 Early history Harry Clasper was born in Dunston (Dunston, Tyne and Wear), now part of the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, but then an independent village on the south bank of the River Tyne, a mile upriver from Gateshead. Later his family moved to Jarrow, also on the south bank on the Tyne, downriver from Newcastle. At the age of 15, he began to work at Jarrow Pit, which was notorious for firedamp. After a while Clasper decided that mining did not suit him and he became apprenticed as a ship’s carpenter in Brown’s Boatyard, Jarrow. There he learnt about woodworking and the principles of boatbuilding. This would be useful to him in later life. '''High Spen''' is an old mining village (Pit village) in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead. There is an entrance to Chopwell Wood, whose forest festival and Christmas Trees attract many visitors to the village every year. High Spen has one pub, called The Bute Arms, and two Working Men's clubs (Working men's club). There is also a Primary school, called High Spen Primary School, http: www.highspenprimary.org and a Comprehensive school, called Hookergate. High Spen also is home to St Patrick's C of E (Church of England) Church (Church (building)). North East England County Durham & Darlington, Gateshead (Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead) & South Tyneside, Newcastle (Newcastle-upon-Tyne) & North Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland (City of Sunderland), Tees (Cleveland, England) -


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in the more urban areas of the borough, in Gateshead itself and to the east, efforts have been made to maintain green spaces and wildlife sites. One such project is Bill Quay Community Farm in east if the borough. Offering a rural experience within an urban setting, it provides an important educational tool for local schools. - 117 Gateshead (Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead) 1,347 Metropolitan borough Tyne and Wear - Nexus is the operations arm of the '''Tyne and Wear Integreated Transport Authority (Passenger Transport Executive#Integrated transport authorities)''' (TWITA). The ITA is made up of fifteen councillors from the county: four from each of Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland (City of Sunderland), three from Gateshead (Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead), and two from each of North Tyneside and South Tyneside. '''Dunston''' was originally an independent village on the south bank of the River Tyne. It has now been absorbed into the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead in the English (England) county of Tyne and Wear. Much of Dunston forms part of the inner Gateshead regeneration area. '''Birtley''' is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, in Tyne and Wear, England. It is situated to the south of Gateshead town and is physically linked to Chester-le-Street across the County boundary in County Durham. Until 1974, Birtley and the adjoining areas of Barley Mow, Vigo and Portobello were part of the old Chester-le-Street Rural District. Since 1974, these neighbouring areas have been considered part of 'greater' Birtley. Birtley was a civil parish with a parish council (which also covered the adjoining neighbourhoods) until April 1, 2006 after a local referendum agreed to abolish it. Referendum to abolish Civil Parish The former parish has a population of 11,377. Office for National Statistics : ''Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Gateshead'' Retrieved 2009-09-14 Birtley lies within the historic county boundaries (historic counties of England) of County Durham and uniquely among settlements in Gateshead, Birtley forms part of the Chester-le-Street post town in the Durham (DH) postal area. '''Whickham''' is a town in North East England, four miles south west of Newcastle upon Tyne and four and a half miles west of Gateshead. Whickham is part of the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead. Its postal address is Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne. Whickham is situated on high ground overlooking the River Tyne and the MetroCentre (MetroCentre (shopping centre)). It has a population of 16,263. Office for National Statistics : ''Census 2001 : Urban Areas : Table KS01 : Usual Resident Population'' Retrieved 2009-08-26 '''Lamesley''' is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England. The village is situated towards the south of Gateshead, near to Birtley (Birtley, Tyne and Wear) and Kibblesworth. The parish includes Lamesley village, Kibblesworth, Eighton Banks and the Northside area of Birtley (The private estates: The Hollys, LongBank, Northdene & Crathie). It has a population of 3,928. Office for National Statistics : ''Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Gateshead'' Retrieved 2009-09-14 Early history Harry Clasper was born in Dunston (Dunston, Tyne and Wear), now part of the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, but then an independent village on the south bank of the River Tyne, a mile upriver from Gateshead. Later his family moved to Jarrow, also on the south bank on the Tyne, downriver from Newcastle. At the age of 15, he began to work at Jarrow Pit, which was notorious for firedamp. After a while Clasper decided that mining did not suit him and he became apprenticed as a ship’s carpenter in Brown’s Boatyard, Jarrow. There he learnt about woodworking and the principles of boatbuilding. This would be useful to him in later life. '''High Spen''' is an old mining village (Pit village) in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead. There is an entrance to Chopwell Wood, whose forest festival and Christmas Trees attract many visitors to the village every year. High Spen has one pub, called The Bute Arms, and two Working Men's clubs (Working men's club). There is also a Primary school, called High Spen Primary School, http: www.highspenprimary.org and a Comprehensive school, called Hookergate. High Spen also is home to St Patrick's C of E (Church of England) Church (Church (building)). North East England County Durham & Darlington, Gateshead (Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead) & South Tyneside, Newcastle (Newcastle-upon-Tyne) & North Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland (City of Sunderland), Tees (Cleveland, England) -


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an average crew of five. The new equipment required only a camera operator, who could also operate sound equipment, and a reporter. Television House also acts as a base for ITV SignPost, Britain's biggest supplier of British Sign Language (BSL) services for television, video, CD-ROM, DVD, film and the Internet. - Tyne

Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead

The '''Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead''' is a metropolitan borough in Tyne and Wear, in North East England. The borough forms the south west part of the county. It is named after its largest town, Gateshead, but also spans the towns of Rowlands Gill, Whickham, Blaydon and Ryton (Ryton, Tyne and Wear); suburban areas include Felling (Felling (UK)), Pelaw, Dunston (Dunston, Tyne and Wear) and Low Fell.

It is bordered by numerous local authorities including Newcastle upon Tyne to the north, Northumberland to the west, County Durham to the south, Sunderland (City of Sunderland) to the south east, and South Tyneside to the east.

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