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When the wind blows

By leeirving | 10th July 2023

After a couple of weeks away our litter pickers were back in action last week around Todd’s Nook. Unfortunately a combination of high winds and overflowing communal bins are not […]

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Wombles out in Arthur’s Hill

By leeirving | 26th May 2023

Our litter pickers have been making the most of the weather this week and have been out and about in Arthur’s Hill. Definitely seem to be making progress as we […]

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Beyond Growth Conference

By leeirving | 20th May 2023

The Beyond Growth 2023 conference was a three-day event that took place in the European Parliament in Brussels this week. The conference brought together experts from different backgrounds to discuss […]

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Nice day for some litterpicking

By leeirving | 17th May 2023

Our litterpickers were out enjoying the sun today in Arthur’s Hill around the Gurdwara, Todd’s Nook and the West Road. Followed by a lovely cup of coffee at the excellent […]

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Nick talks to Milk the Cow Podcast

By leeirving | 10th May 2023

Tonight, Nick was a guest on the Milk the Cow Podcast talking about the recent local election result in Byker and what the future might have in store for the […]

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Thank You Byker – Nick Hartley

By leeirving | 6th May 2023

Politics is about much more than party politics. It’s about community, about systems, about values and cooperation. That said, forgive me for taking a moment to celebrate the group of […]

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Local Election 2023 – Results are in

By leeirving | 6th May 2023

In the recent local elections, the Newcastle Green Party made significant strides in gaining support from voters across the city. From Byker to Wingrove, Arthur’s Hill to Heaton, and Monument […]

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Byker – By-election

By leeirving | 3rd March 2023

Thank you to all my Byker neighbours who opened your door, sent me an email or gave me a call to discuss how we can work together for a fairer […]

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Cost of living crisis

By leeirving | 3rd April 2022

The cost of living has been rising faster than it has for decades at a time when many are struggling more than ever. In the last year, gas prices have […]

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British Spring Clean

By leeirving | 27th March 2022

Green Party members and supporters were out this weekend clearing litter from West Fenham. We are out and about on the last Sunday of the month but this time it […]

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Green Party Leader Calls for Newcastle Voters to Make History

By leeirving | 26th March 2022

The Green Party co-leader Carla Denyer visited Newcastle this weekend to help launch the party’s local election campaign. Denyer, who took over as co-leader with Adrian Ramsay in October last […]

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February – Litter Pick

By leeirving | 27th February 2022

Another cold but glorious day for a litter pick. This time we were responding to reports from residents around Stocksfield Ave Primary school. […]

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Talk to us please – Residents cry out

By leeirving | 10th February 2022

Confusion about latest eyesore teaches the council a lesson on communication Residents of Hesleyside Drive are relieved that work has finally been done to tackle the flooding risk at the […]

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We’re not the A1 bypass

By leeirving | 10th February 2022

Tay fights for you to make our roads safe Drivers continue to use our roads as a bypass for the A1 whilst roadworks continue, and it’s causing big problems with […]

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New Year Wombles

By leeirving | 30th January 2022

A new year starts, but an old problem persists. Tay and her team were back out removing litter from Pooley Road and Slatyford lane area. We also hit the jackpot, […]

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Slatyford Litterpick Dec 2021

By leeirving | 19th December 2021

Cold, drizzly weather didn’t deter our hardworking volunteers from making a huge difference to some neglected parts of Slatyford. We cleared several sacks of litter as well as some abandoned […]

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COP26, Glasgow, November 2021: for the Climate Emergency

By leeirving | 30th November 2021

Were Newcastle Greens present at COP26? You bet we were. Not as a body, but as bodies, individuals. Since the first Conference of the Parties (COP) held by the UN […]

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Litterpicking in the Snow

By leeirving | 28th November 2021

We had reports from residents that there was a massive litter issue near the footpath between Burdale Ave and Tebay Drive. We were not going to let a bit of […]

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An end to waste woes in the West End?

By leeirving | 8th November 2021

For many households across the city, the wheelie bin system has worked well. However, in areas with Tyneside flats and student housing, multiple bins gave rise to numerous problems. Bins […]

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Local Election 2021 – Results

By leeirving | 7th May 2021

Newcastle Green Party received 1400 more votes than in 2019, but unfortunately we did not make the breakthrough we needed to get a Green in the room this time. If […]

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