The company that owns the Metrocentre has reached a provisional deal with Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley to provisionally keep the doorsRead the full story ›
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.