‘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

Annual General Meeting – 20th Nov 2018

Annual General Meeting

Apologies: Father Paul, Bethany Coyle, Bernie Caygill Present: 22 paid up members Chairman: Jodie Barwick-Bell Chairman’s Report Jodie welcomed everyone to our first AGM and opened the discussion by asking how people felt about how we communicated to the village. Newsletters It was noted that this was how several people got involved in the first place, … Read more

Minutes of Meeting – 20th Nov 2018

Apologies: Father Paul, Bethany Coyle, Bernie Caygill Present: 22 paid up members Chairman: Jodie Barwick-Bell Matters Arising: We are still awaiting info re Community Service people wanting to volunteer – Mandi to follow up. Poetry Night for Dec – no details yet Bike Project 3 Nov cycle event at Scout Hut attracted 35 people and … Read more

Chopwell Christmas Events 2018

I have listed below all Christmas events happening in and around Chopwell. Let’s support local businesses and charities as much as possible and celebrate in true Chopwell spirit. Have a very Merry Christmas! 30th November Chopwell Woods Christmas Trees Special Launch Event | Starts at 6pm Get more info here Chopwell School Christmas Fair Open … 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

Tidy Up Week

This was the first week of Brighten Up Chopwell month and was focused on ‘Clean Up’. As you can see there was a HUGE rubbish amnesty throughout the village! what an awesome bunch of kids we’ve had in the park today everyone of them worked so hard cleaning up the areas nearby and here is … Read more