Local Action Group

A Local Action Group (LAG) made up of residents, community representatives, public, private and voluntary organisations has been established and will make funding decisions on projects that will help address Gateshead's challenges.  The LAG is chaired by Vikkie Wilkinson of Citizens Advice Gateshead.


Local Action Group

Public Sector:

Councillor John Adams, Linda Blakelock, John Moiser, Helen Groom.

Private Sector:

Leeanne Bennett, Brian Foreman, David Parks, Richard Talbot-Jones (Vice Chair).

Voluntry Sector:

Vikkie Wilkinson (Chair), Phil Dobson, Sarah Gorman, Craig Bankhead


Sihle Mapanda, David Wallace, Sue Taylor.