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Make a Change are a brand new project who help residents in Gateshead and Birtley back into employment.

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screening

Men of the North East ….. can you spare 10 minutes? It could save your life 

Take charge of battery safety

There have been rare incidents of E-cigarettes or “vapes” exploding and seriously injuring people. It has been suggested that battery-related issues may lead to vape explosions.

Buying or selling cheap illegal cigs might not seem like a big deal – but it’s bad news for our community.

The sale of illegal tobacco helps children in your local area to buy cigarettes and get hooked on smoking. It also helps to fund the local criminals who supply it.

  • It makes it easier for children to get hold of cigarettes and to start smoking; illegal tobacco dealers help children in your area to get hooked. Children are often aware who is selling it locally and at pocket money prices. Even if you don’t think local sellers are selling to kids, many are.
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When you decide it's time to stop smoking, we will help you find the services and support that are right  for you

The OurGateshead logo

Following research with Newcastle University’s Open Lab Team with residents and community groups, we have redesigned OurGateshead to meet the needs of Gateshead reside