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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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Fly-tipping – a symptom of our economic model

By leeirving | 26th November 2019

Nick was out for a nice run along the river when he came across a load of fly-tipped items. According to DEFRA ( Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs […]

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Only 2 more days to register to vote.

By leeirving | 24th November 2019

This election is probably one the most important in recent memory with two major issues at its core, the climate emergency and the B word, not to mention other issues […]

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Green Party – If not now, when?

By leeirving | 23rd November 2019

Our Election broadcast for the 2019 General Election […]

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Pollution around our schools

By leeirving | 23rd November 2019

We launched our last election campaign on the theme of air pollution – since then the problem has been left to become worse. We’re glad to see more monitoring around […]

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Why Vote Green in 2019?

By leeirving | 20th November 2019

In the unlikely event that this election does not bring a majority Green Party government, you might ask yourself why would I want to vote Green, what good would it […]

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Green Party launch ambitious manifesto

By leeirving | 19th November 2019

Today candidates and supporters gathered on Newcastle’s Quayside to proudly present the Green Party’s Manifesto for the 2019 General Election. It’s still not too late to turn aside from this […]

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Green Party to increase Living Wage to £12 for all workers over the age of 16

By leeirving | 17th November 2019

The Green Party will increase the Living Wage to £12 for all workers as part of its radical plans to tackle poverty and improve wellbeing, it has announced today. The […]

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Climate talk by Professor Kevin Anderson @ Newcastle University

By leeirving | 15th November 2019

Last night as part of the Newcastle University INSIGHTS Public Lectures,  Kevin Anderson (@KevinClimate) Professor of Energy and Climate Change – Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research gave a talk […]

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Pavements for People

By leeirving | 11th November 2019

Tay and her team are listening to complaints about parked vehicles crowding streets and footpaths. Residents in and around Benwell Hill Road, Dissington Place, Silloth Avenue, Stocksfield Avenue, Whittington Grove, […]

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Election 2019 – We are off!

By leeirving | 31st October 2019

Well Brenda from Bristol wont be happy, but a General Election has been called and we have three excellent candidates selected to represent the Green Voice in Newcastle upon Tyne. […]

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Green Campaigner presses council on Climate Emergency

By leeirving | 3rd October 2019

At this week’s Council meeting, our campaigner Clare Andrews told the council that it “must start setting itself targets towards meeting the city’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2030”. […]

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Climate Strike Sept 2019

By leeirving | 20th September 2019

On Friday Newcastle saw a large number of students and adults take streets to support the latest Student Strike calling for urgent action to combat Climate Chaos. The large crowd […]

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