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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.

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.
An interview with: Atomhawk
Atomhawk's Founder and Director, Ron Ashtiani, set up Atomhawk in 2009 with three other artists following the demise of Midway Games where Ron had previously been Art Director. Their aim was to provide outstanding digital art and design for the video games and digital media industries and to challenge the way that creative services within those industries were being delivered. Since then the company has been flying high working with global companies such as Warner Brothers, Sony and Marvel. We caught up with the team at their office in Gateshead
Mediaworks expands with eight new recruits
The only way is up for Mediaworks — which has welcomed eight new recruits to its award-winning digital marketing agency. With the new financial year only just beginning and an office expansion on the horizon; Mediaworks can look forward to yet another record-breaking year in 2018.
Gateshead's Atomhawk and MADDigital named amongst top 50 in country
Two Gateshead companies out of a total of five in the North East have been named in Creative England's top 50 most creative firms in the country.
Thursday 31st May 2018
Newcastle and Gateshead reach Channel 4 shortlist
A joint bid by Newcastle City Council and Gateshead Council, led by NewcastleGateshead Initiative, saw the destination fight off strong competition from over 30 bids submitted by cities and regions from across the UK to be shortlisted.
Thursday 31st May 2018
Planning for Grade A office space in Gateshead given the go-ahead
Gateshead Council has given the go-ahead for a five storey office building after planners concluded that the proposals would 'make a significant contribution to the identified need for high-quality office floor space in the borough'.
Thursday 26th April 2018
£7.8m emerging technology centre close to completion in Gateshead
Construction work to build Europe's first centre for emerging technologies and digital innovation is close to completion in Gateshead.
Tuesday 13th March 2018
Gateshead Council set to invest £307m into the borough over the next 5 years
Gateshead Council has announced that an extra £307m capital investment will be pumped into the borough over the next five years.
Thursday 8th March 2018
New Grade A office space set for Baltic Quarter
54,000 square feet of much needed office accommodation, set to support 600 jobs, is one step closer in Gateshead.
Monday 5th February 2018