Assembly News





Music to combat loneliness in Gateshead

21 March 2019

A new music project to reduce loneliness and isolation in Gateshead is set to start this Spring. Sage Gateshead, together with Age UK (Gateshead) and Gateshead Older People’s Assembly, is launching Well Tuned Gateshead – six co...  (Read More)

Saltwell Harriers raise funds for the Assembly

15 February 2019

Local running club Saltwell Harriers have presented Gateshead Older People’s Assembly with a cheque for £250.  The Harriers' Ronnie Walker Saltwell 10k is England’s oldest road race and attracts top Olympians like Aly Dixon and...  (Read More)

Could you help us expand our work in Gateshead?

17 January 2019

We are delighted to announce that we will be setting up more new classes for over 50s in Gateshead in the coming weeks.  We will be focusing on offering dozens of new opportunities for older people to learn, socialise, and exer...  (Read More)

Learn about our community cafe on Radio 4!

28 December 2018

We were absolutely delighted to welcome BBC Radio 4's You & Yours programme to our community café earlier this month.  We discussed why The Cosy Crow runs on a pay-what-you-can model and how the café serves as a gateway to ...  (Read More)