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A borough of northeast England on the Tyne River opposite Newcastle. It was formerly noted for its iron and steel industries.


1. (Placename) a port in NE England, in Gateshead unitary authority, Tyne and Wear: engineering works, cultural centre. Pop: 78 403 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in NE England, in Tyne and Wear. Pop: 191 000 (2003 est). Area: 142 sq km (55 sq miles)



a seaport in NE England, on the Tyne River opposite Newcastle. 222,000.
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The red-room was a square chamber, very seldom slept in, I might say never, indeed, unless when a chance influx of visitors at Gateshead Hall rendered it necessary to turn to account all the accommodation it contained: yet it was one of the largest and stateliest chambers in the mansion.
I was a discord in Gateshead Hall: I was like nobody there; I had nothing in harmony with Mrs.
Or was the vault under the chancel of Gateshead Church an inviting bourne?
BILTON HALL middleweight Nathan Bell (21) kept his unbeaten run intact when he defeated Shane Cheetham from host club Gateshead Victoria at the Lancastrian Suite in Dunston.
Gateshead council requires to contract with a supplier (s) of alcoholic beverages.
I CAN understand Coun Ged Bell's (Newcastle Council) enthusiasm for the proposed improvements to Gateshead Quays, but I am struggling to share Gateshead Council leader Martin Gannon's enthusiasm for the proposed regeneration plan.
THE BOROUGH COUNCIL OF GATESHEAD (GATESHEAD TOWN CENTRE) (SOUTHERN AREA) TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER 2016 Notice is hereby given that the Borough Council of Gateshead proposes to make an Order under Sections 1(1), 2(1) to (3), 4(2), 32, 45, 82, 83, 84 and Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 by virtue of the Traffic Management Act 2004 and all other enabling powers and after consultation with the Chief Officer of Northumbria Police in accordance with Part III of Schedule 9 of the Act.
Contract notice: Contract for the Provision of Property Insurance for Gateshead Council, Fidelity Insurance for Gateshead Council and Property Insurance for Gateshead Interchange Centre.
GATESHEAD College won the ECFA Premier League National Play-Off Final over a formidable FAB Academy side at St Andrew's, home of Birmingham City.
FROM cultural events to business and housing projects, there is much to look forward to in Gateshead for the rest of 2017.