Love South Tyneside aims to introduce civic pride, raise awareness of things taking place in the Borough including volunteering, community events, drop-in sessions and promote the area.

You can support Love South Tyneside by:

  • Talking the area up
  • Actively promote events in the Borough
  • Become a volunteer
  • Take part in a litter pick-up
  • Get active in the community
  • Report issues in the Borough
  • Recycle more
  • Plant more trees or flowers
  • Befriend a neighbour
  • Tell a friend about South Tyneside

This web site provides sign-posting and advice for starting an active volunteering group and promotes volunteering opportunities to South Tyneside residents.

Get involved

Volunteering is a great way to get involved in the Borough.

You don't need to have any special skills or knowledge to be a volunteer. All you need is enthusiasm for improving, promoting and being active in your local area. Volunteering has many rewarding benefits such as meeting new people, improved fitness levels, develop new skills, being part of a team and making South Tyneside a great place to live, invest and bring up families.

If you would like to volunteer, Love South Tyneside can support you to be matched to an organisation that can use your skills. Email

Local groups


Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, get active in the community, build confidence, learn a new skill, build up a CV or simply help South Tyneside be a better place to live, work and invest.

There are many ways to volunteer; whether you have an hour or a week, volunteering really connects people.

We already have lots of active volunteers that give their time to make a difference within South Tyneside.

Businesses can promote their volunteering opportunities by sending an email to

If you want to volunteer for a specific organisation you can contact them directly. However for more general enquiries email

Protect Our Communities

We will support you to make green and sustainable choices and behaviours to connect to the natural environment. Find out what we've done and how you can help.

Case studies

Read about projects groups and businesses have worked on in the Borough.