Gateshead's 'growing population'

Gateshead Council says that its population has grown by 9,000 people in the last 10 years.

Paul Dowling, said: “We understand that a developer owns land close to Whickham Highway but any house building would be subject to the results of the decision next year."


Anger at new homes

Residents in Dunston Hill in Gateshead are campaigning against the potential construction of 751 new homes on greenbelt land.