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Litter-pick 27th September 2020

By leeirving | 21st September 2020

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20 is plenty!

By leeirving | 11th August 2020

The Welsh parliament, Senedd Cymru, have recently backed plans to reduce the speed limit in residential areas to 20mph in Wales. Newcastle Green Party Campaigner, Tay Pitman, has started a […]

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Greens condemn Newcastle’s giant incinerator plans

By leeirving | 29th July 2020

Green Party campaigners have branded the plans for a giant waste incinerator serving Teesside, County Durham and Newcastle1 a ‘failure of policy’. The waste incinerator, referred to as an ‘energy […]

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The Big Butterfly Count

By leeirving | 18th July 2020

The Big Butterfly Count is an annual event which runs from mid-July to the first week in August and it’s a vital tool for us to assess the health of […]

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Giving the go-ahead for unsustainable development will harm city’s green ambitions

By leeirving | 30th June 2020

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Tall and Sprawl

By leeirving | 23rd June 2020

There is now a real danger that land use planning in Newcastle is going to take a turn for the worse. Decision-making powers in the field have been handed over […]

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Plastic-free Beauty Day

By leeirving | 16th June 2020

There’s been much talk of the harmful effects of plastic on wildlife and our environment, thanks in no small part to Sir David Attenborough and his illumination of the problem […]

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Loneliness Awareness Week

By leeirving | 15th June 2020

Loneliness Awareness Week 2020 runs from 15 – 19th June and is run by the Marmalade Trust; a charity that raises awareness of loneliness and helps people to make new […]

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People power, not car fumes

By leeirving | 10th June 2020

Newcastle council has a number of schemes in the pipeline or under discussion regarding the reallocation of road space and changed traffic movements, especially in the city centre. One for […]

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Basic Income – Mental health effects

By leeirving | 18th May 2020

A two year basic income experiment that took place in Finland recently returned its results and mthey are in line with other schemes similar to basic income. The results highlighted […]

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Reclaim roadspace to help the NHS

By leeirving | 20th April 2020

The Green Party are calling on Newcastle City Council to make streets safer to help the NHS during the coronavirus crisis. Before this current crisis, campaigner Tay Pitman made the […]

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Response to Council Climate Change Consultation

By leeirving | 10th February 2020

Newcastle Green Party have responded to the council’s public consultation on climate change with detailed recommendations for actions we can take as a city both immediately and in the coming […]

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West Fenham Wombles – More #WomblesWanted

By leeirving | 5th February 2020

The Wombles are back and are joining forces with Keep Britain Tidy to launch this years Great British Spring Clean 2020. They are also launching a campaign very close to […]

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What the Climate Change Committee wants for Christmas

By leeirving | 20th December 2019

The Climate Change Committee have written a letter to the Prime Minister and stated what they need the government to enact in order to get their net zero targets back […]

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GE Election 2019 – Results

By leeirving | 13th December 2019

Newcastle Central – Tay Pitman Votes: 1,365 Vote share %: 3.6 Vote share change: +2.0 Newcastle North – Alistair Ford Votes: 1,368 Vote share %: 2.9 Vote share change: +1.8 […]

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Newcastle East Green Party on Citizen’s Income / Universal Basic Income

By leeirving | 10th December 2019

The Green Party have supported the idea of a basic income for a long time and its an idea whose time has come. A basic income would provide a solid […]

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Out and about with Nick

By leeirving | 10th December 2019

Nick has been out and about talking to people in the Newcastle East constituency. Your Help is Needed! Our crowdfunder has now finished ( thanks to all who donated their […]

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Make and Mend Market

By leeirving | 9th December 2019

We held our Make and Mend Market in Denton Burn Community Centre on Saturday 30th November. It was a very fun and friendly day with supporters and stalls selling home-made […]

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Green campaigners at hustings

By leeirving | 7th December 2019

First of a double dose of Green at General Election hustings yesterday: Tay Pitman for Newcastle upon Tyne Central MP (pictured centre) spoke to Northumbria Students’ Union of the force […]

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Your candidates had a busy weekend

By leeirving | 2nd December 2019

All 3 of our candidates were busy at work, starting on Friday with Nick giving a speech at the Climate Strike. Alistair Ford and other Greens were also in attendance. […]

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