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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.
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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)
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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?
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Although further detailed design work on the new conference venue adjacent to The Sage Gateshead is still required, we appreciate adequate car parking is vital to the success of such a project.
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THREE of the major figures in Gateshead's cultural renaissance are to be given the freedom of the town.
Around 1,000 pupils from 48 primary schools descended on a wet Gateshead International Stadium for the 17th annual showpiece, to celebrate the town's athletics heritage.
Roger Kelly, who has been in charge of Gateshead Council for the last eight years, will stand down in March.
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The event will take place in Gateshead for the first time on July 17.
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