COVID-19 – Supporting Residents

Our local authorities across the region are working hard to keep residents up to date with support and information. Please find links to useful information below.


What support and advice is available in my local area?

To be taken directly to your local authority support and advice page, please click the links below:

Newcastle City Council

Gateshead Council

Northumberland County Council

Durham County Council

North Tyneside Council

South Tyneside Council

Sunderland City Council


Where can I find more information about Coronavirus?

Please see our ‘About Coronavirus‘ page featuring useful links to government and health information.


Where can I find the latest information on public transport in Tyneside?

Please visit the Nexus Coronavirus information page for updates on Metro, bus, ferry and rail services.


Are there any virtual events or activities happening that I can access at home?

We will be sharing news and updates from our fantastic leisure tourism partners across all of our social media channels and in our monthly ‘what’s on’ email. Follow the links to keep an eye on what is happening across NewcastleGateshead and the wider region.

How can I find out about visiting NewcastleGateshead and attractions around the region once they start to reopen?

The channels above will be full of advice on visiting NewcastleGateshead safely when that’s possible. We also have a dedicated section on covering this topic and a regular email focusing on changes associated with reopening NewcastleGateshead throughout the summer.