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Lib Dems call for cleaner streets

Are you concerned about litter on streets in Low Fell and the rest of Gateshead? Do you feel not enough is done to keep our pavements clear of rubbish? We can reveal that Gateshead Council spends less than half, as a proportion of its budget, on street cleaning than the other 4 councils in Tyne […]

Winter gritting

If you come across roads that need gritting, or a grit bin that needs topping up, please contact the Council on 0191 433 7000 or by email at

Council Budget: Your Views Wanted

This year’s Council budget consultation has begun. Among the proposals for saving £13 million are reduced collections from on street litter bins, the closure of Low Fell’s public toilet and a reduction in opening hours at the Campground recycling centre. To read more about the Council’s budget proposals for next year, and to give your […]

Christmas in Low Fell

Low Fell’s Christmas tree and lights ‘switch on’ took place on Wednesday, 29th November. A big thanks for Alfie Joey of BBC Radio Newcastle for hosting and to Craghead Colliery Band and Oak Voices. Also, thank you to the special guests the Metrognomes. The Low Fell Forum, a voluntary group which organises the event, would […]