The world’s smallest ice cream van is heading to the Metrocentre after new research revealing that eating ice cream makes people happier.Read the full story ›
Police have released CCTV of a man they want to speak to after the theft of watches worth £20,000.Read the full story ›
Police have released a CCTV image after £1,000 worth of goods were stolen from a shop Gateshead.
The items were taken from Blacks in the Metrocentre on 23 November.
Officers want to speak to the man pictured because he was in the store at the time of the incident and could have useful information.
The Gateshead Metrocentre branch of BHS closes its doors for the final time today.
The struggling retailer filed for administration April but no buyers came forward.
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley was at one point interested in trying to save parts of the business.
The BHS stores in Hartlepool, Sunderland and South Shields have already closed.
Traffic is queuing on the A1 Northbound in the nearside lane south of the Metrocentre due to a broken down vehicle.
A scheme at the intu Metrocentre, which allows police cadets to experience a busy nightshift, is going to be delivered nationally.Read the full story ›
There is currently very slow traffic on the A1 southbound, because of a broken down lorry between Hollinside Road (Metro Centre) and A184 (Dunston Interchange).
The Hairy Bikers will kick off Christmas at our region's biggest shopping centre, the Metrocentre.Read the full story ›
Work to widen the A1 between Coal House roundabout and MetroCentre in Gateshead will start September 2. It will cause disruption until 2016.
The £77million scheme aims to reduce congestion between the Coal House roundabout and the MetroCentre.
Gateshead FC has bagged a sponsorship deal with the region’s biggest shopping centre. Intu Metrocentre is now the home shirt sponsor.
“We are absolutely delighted to have intu Metrocentre on board,
“To be supported by such a high profile organisation and one of the region’s biggest employers is fantastic for us.
“It’s also the perfect fit because not only are we both based in Gateshead but also because supporting and working with the community is an important objective for both of us."
“We know what a successful season Gateshead FC had last year and we hope to see them go on to even bigger and better things this year,”
“We are sure this relationship will continue to grow and develop and we look forward to actively working with the club going forward.”
The new shirts will be seen for the first time this Saturday (August 9th) at the International Stadium, when Gateshead take on Torquay United on the opening day of the new Conference season.