Kin Street Food – Friday 29th January

After four weeks of lockdown it’s time for something different…..The Pop Up Team have arranged for KIN STREET FOOD to be in Chopwell village, in the Old Library Car Park, Derwent Street on Friday 29th January between 4-8pm with a fabulous menu of fusion food, featuring Curry, Burgers with a twist, fabulous Vietnamese fries and Kids meals – see menu attached. You … Read more

Around the World in 80 days

This article in Sky news is about the impact Covid is having on the children in Chopwell – one of the 4% most deprived areas in England. Click to view article. The need for change is urgent as this is going to get worse before it gets better. Please do support Chopwell Regeneration Group’s fundraising campaign … Read more

Carol Service 2020

Merry Christmas from Chopwell Methodist Church!We’d love you to join us for outdoor carols on Tuesday 22nd December at 6pm in the church car park.Come along to celebrate Christmas with us (at a social distance!) and meet our new minister, Ann.We look forward to opening our doors again in 2021, but until then, God bless! … Read more

‘Well Tuned Gateshead’ – New Singing Group

Sage Gateshead are looking to promote a new singing group starting in the village at Chopwell Community Centre as part of a new project ‘Well Tuned Gateshead’.  It will be run by Sage Gateshead, Age Uk Gateshead and Gateshead Older People’s Assembly. The partners listed above have received funding from The National Lottery Community Fund … Read more

Citizens Advice Service

New Citizens Advice service coming to Chopwell! Starting in June Citizens Advice Gateshead will be available twice a week at the Community Centre in Chopwell. Available to all Chopwell, Highfield and area residents, the service can help with: benefits, managing debt, housing problems and many other issues. You can drop in on Tuesdays or Thursdays between … Read more

Brightening Up Week

This week was focused on Brightening Up the Village, trimming back hedges, painting, clearing paths etc Huge THANKS! to everyone whose been out helping today Brightening Up Chopwell. What a great team effort it’s been- all for the community. Another two skips filled with rubbish from round the village- thanks again to the council for … Read more

Brighten Up Chopwell

Big Lottery Grant Brilliant news- the Chopwell Regeneration Group have been successful in getting a grant from the Big Lottery for £6,500 to hold a Brighten Up Chopwell month this Autumn. Having consulted with residents through Facebook, public meetings and via the council we know how important the appearance of the village is to our community and … Read more

Chopwell Cycle Hub Feasibility Study July 2018

This feasibility study has been prepared by Aidan Oswell, lecturer in Regeneration at Newcastle University. The paper ‘Developing a Cycling Hub for Chopwell’ sets out the realistic opportunities for Chopwell arising from cycling and considers in particular the Chopwell Hotel and what could happen there. The ideas in the paper work well with The Chopwell … Read more