Visit our Markets webpages for information about our Continental and Christmas Markets.
New Year’s Eve
Say goodbye to 2012 and welcome in 2013 in style. This year, take the hassle out of organising your New Year’s Eve celebrations and head down to one of the bars and restaurants on the NewcastleGateshead Quayside.
Just before the clock strikes midnight take the celebrations outside to see the Midnight Fireworks display, drawing a close to 2012 and the start of 2013.
For more information about the Winter Festival please visit www.NewcastleGateshead.com/winterfestival
Keep up to date with our winter weather page on news about how it's affecting our services including school closures, bin collections and more. We've also pulled together information on how to stay warm and keep safe, NHS advice, gritting and much more.
Over the Christmas period the Customer Service Centres and Contact Centres will be open as normal, except on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, when they will close early at 3pm.
You can contact Repaircall at any time.
Visit our libraries webpages for opening times over Christmas and New Year.
Visit our Community day nurseries page for opening times over Christmas and New Year.
Please note that during Christmas and New Year your usual bin collections will change. If collections are rescheduled due to adverse weather conditions, details will be posted on our emergency closures page.
Go to our Christmas Waste and Recycling page for information on where you can recycle your tree and more handy tips.
You can take your tree to temporary collection points across the city or take your tree to your local household waste recycling centre.
You can put your plain Christmas cards into your blue recycling bin but remember only plain cards can be recycled - cards that are decorated with glitter or musical cards cannot be recycled.
Visit the Multi-Storey Car Park page for opening times over the festive period.
To help shoppers avoid those unpleasant surprises over Christmas and the festive season we have compiled a list of our Top Ten Christmas Tips.
Page last updated: 20 December, 2012