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Keep up to date with the latest news about investment in Gateshead, as well as the region.

Keep up to date with the latest news about investment in Gateshead, including updates on new development opportunities, projects, schemes and events in the borough. If you want to get in touch with our communications team, please email communications@gateshead.gov.uk or call 0191 433 2193.

Vision unveiled for £250m development on Gateshead Quays
The grand vision for Gateshead Quays has been unveiled by Gateshead Council, development partners Ask Real Estate, PATRIZIA and world-renowned architects HOK.
Friday 19th October 2018
An interview with: Reminiscience
We caught up with reminiscience's Jack Brinn at the company's new home in PROTO on Baltic Quarter, Gateshead. The virtual reality company, set up in 2015, produce and deliver virtual reality experiences for elderly residents in care homes.
Tuesday 18th September 2018
Duke of Cambridge opens Europe's first dedicated centre for emerging tech in Gateshead
As part of the Great Exhibition of the North, His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge officially opened PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre during his trip to the region on Friday.
Friday 7th September 2018
Newcastle Startup Week is back for 2019 and is coming to Gateshead
Following another successful event in May, the annual Newcastle Startup Week festival will return for a third time in 2019 on both sides of the Tyne.
Minister experiences region's innovation and digital success
Margot James MP, Minister of State for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has been in the region to see some of the latest innovation facilities and businesses boosting the North East's growing digital economy.
An interview with: Synergi IT
Synergi IT was founded in August 2013 by Peter Joynson. The award-winning Microsoft partner specialise in cloud technologies including Office 365, SharePoint, nintex, Azure and Dynamics 365. They moved twice from start-up, growing year on year and are now based at Watermark Business Park. Here we caught up with Peter at their Tyneside office.
Planning approved for next phase of development at prime North East Follingsby Park scheme.
Development to be known as 'Follingsby Max' receives planning for up to 2.5 million sq. ft of high quality, high bay distribution/industrial space.
Multi-million pound visitor attraction announced for Gateshead
Dinosauria Ltd has reached an agreement with Gateshead Council for the long-term lease of Gateshead's Old Town Hall Quarter.
Channel 4 to visit NewcastleGateshead as part of creative hub bid
The team aiming to bring Channel 4 to the North East are now urging people to get behind the bid as they prepare for a visit from the broadcaster next week.