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Gateshead

(gāts`hĕd), metropolitan borough (1991 pop. 91,429), NE England, on the Tyne River opposite Newcastle upon TyneNewcastle upon Tyne,
city and metropolitan borough (1991 pop. 199,064), NE England, on the Tyne River. The city is an important shipping and trade center. The famous coal-shipping industry began in the 13th cent.; coal, however, was exceeded by wool exports until the 16th cent.
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. Service industries, light engineering, paints, refrigeration, heating, and air conditioning equipment, ordnance, and wire and cable are among the city's industries. Gateshead Fell is noted for its historic grindstone quarries. Gateshead is an extremely old community, probably dating back to Saxon times. The area's iron and steel industry developed in the 19th cent. The city was swept by fire in 1854, but several old churches survive. Several bridges cross the Tyne to Newcastle, including the tilting, arc-shaped Millenium Bridge for pedestrians and cyclists, part of the redevelopment of the Gateshead Quays, which includes a contemporary arts center.

Gateshead

1. a port in NE England, in Gateshead unitary authority, Tyne and Wear: engineering works, cultural centre. Pop.: 78 403 (2001)
2. 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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uk or contact Margaret Jobling, HR Support, Corporate Resources, Gateshead Council, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH Tel: 0191 4332593 or email jobshop@gateshead.
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Gateshead started the game brightly, Brogden giving Gateshead an early lead by capitalising on a defensive error.
A total of 162 images have been researched by Sandra Brack, Margaret Hall and Anthea Lang, who are members of Gateshead Local History Society, which marked its golden anniversary last year.
Organised by the Gateshead School Sport Partnership of Education Gateshead and Gateshead Council, Friday's festival was opened by town Mayor Alex Geddes, who made the race presentations.
99 THE OLD PUBS OF GATESHEAD Trace the story of the old pubs of Gateshead with entertaining tales and facts, tour along the high street through East and West Gateshead onto Low Fell, Deckham, Sheriff Hill and Wrekenton.
Gateshead Copies of the application and all the plans and other documents relative thereto may be inspected by members of the public at Development and Public Protection, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, Monday to Thursday between 8.
30am-5pm: Archery - Gateshead International Stadium Friday 8.
PHOTOGRAPHERS could find their work taking pride of place at the brand new Emergency Care Centre of the QE hospital in Gateshead.
99 OLD PUBS OF GATESHEAD THE OLD PUBS OF GATESHEAD Trace the story of the old pubs of Gateshead with entertaining tales and facts, tour along the high street through East and West Gateshead onto Low Fell, Deckham, Sheriff Hill and Wrekenton.