06 December 2017
One of our guiding principles is think globally, act locally and in our latest Heaton Greens newsletter the emphasis is on the local in our response to the council's budget proposals for next year. Andrew Gray, long standing Green Party activist in Heaton and other Greens, will be out and about this weekend (9th and 10th December) listening and talking to Heaton residents about their concerns and views on the budget.
28 June 2017
Heaton Greens will be hitting the streets this weekend, to talk with local residents about the impacts of substandard private rented housing on Heaton's community, and to discuss some of the things that could be done locally to improve housing conditions.
22 May 2017
Candidates Peter Thomson (Newcastle upon Tyne Central) and Alison Whalley (Newcastle upon Tyne North) mark the launch of the national Green Guarantee, by releasing our alternative Green vision for the East Pilgrim Street development area of Newcastle.
08 May 2017
Newcastle election candidates will be standing up for clean air at a campaign launch on Tuesday morning, calling for a fine on polluters, a new clean air act and increased air pollution monitoring.
07 May 2017
The conference "A Sustainable Newcastle - what does this really mean?" took place on Saturday May 6th. We had a great turn out and a day of informative presentations, thoughtful ideas, a lively debate and a film about "Growth- busting". See Resources page for report and presentations from the conference.
28 April 2017
The Newcastle upon Tyne Green Party has selected its parliamentary candidates for the 2017 general election. Once again the party will stand in all three of Newcastle’s constituencies, with Alison Whalley the candidate for Newcastle upon Tyne North, Peter Thomson standing for Newcastle upon Tyne Central and Alistair Ford, standing as a parliamentary candidate for the first time, in Newcastle upon Tyne East.
26 April 2017
A Newcastle Green Party candidate wholeheartedly supports three pledges for young people launched by the Green Party today at an event in Sheffield. Today's pledge to scrap tuition fees, reinstate maintenance grants and protect students and universities after Brexit demonstrates the Green Party's continuing commitment to young people and education.
25 April 2017
On Monday night, Newcastle City Council's Cabinet approved a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) for the city. Provisions against begging, which would have targetted anyone sitting with bedding, were revised, following pressure from the local Green Party. In response to the changes, we have thanked the Council for reversing its proposed bedding ban, but continue to disagree with this clumsy attempt to deal with begging and psychoactive substances ('lethal highs') by further criminalisation.
16 April 2017
Newcastle Young Greens and Newcastle Green Party are co-hosting a one-day conference on Saturday 6th May, on the theme, A Sustainable Newcastle - what does this really mean.
18 February 2017
If you have moved into South Heaton recently, then your voice needs to be heard, to influence your new community and take part in the by-election on 16th March. But if you're not on the electoral register, Councillors will be able to ignore you. Register to vote today using the button above. Deadline is 28th February.
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