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Listening to residents

By leeirving | 20th March 2018

Thank you to all those who have spoken with us on the doorstep in recent months, about your priorities for action locally. Top of your list are: Tackling litter, reducing […]

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Time to reinstate the NHS

By leeirving | 15th March 2018

We need to end the internal market within the NHS, not tinker with it. Our NHS has had to operate as an ‘internal market’ under Labour and Tory governments for […]

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Caroline Lucas MP in Heaton

By leeirving | 15th March 2018

On Saturday 17 March Green Party MP Caroline Lucas is visiting Heaton to lead a discussion on plastic waste. She will talk about the scale of the damage to our […]

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Newcastle Greens respond to the Council’s “business as usual ” budget

By leeirving | 28th January 2018

Newcastle Greens responded to the Council’s recent council budget consultation on 7th January, challenging the reliance on conventional economic growth to deliver services for the city. The Council’s economic strategy […]

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Greens talk with residents about latest city budget proposals

By leeirving | 6th 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 […]

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Housing for people not range-rovers

By leeirving | 28th June 2017

This image is of a recent luxury housing development in Jesmond. In it, Heaton Green activist Andrew Gray is pointing to a car whose numberplate reads ‘RANGE ROVER’. The image […]

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Green Party candidates Alison Whalley and Peter Thomson mark launch of the Green Guarantee

By leeirving | 22nd May 2017

A Green Guarantee for a confident and caring Britain The Green Party launched its national manifesto this morning and here in Newcastle we want to tell you about it. The Green […]

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Newcastle Greens will launch our Election campaign with a focus on air quality

By leeirving | 8th May 2017

Stand up for what matters’ is the Green Party’s campaigning slogan in the coming General Election and to launch the campaign, candidates and supporters will attend a PRESS EVENT at […]

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Sustainable Newcastle conference hailed a success

By leeirving | 7th 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 […]

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Green Party pledges to scrap tuition fees and bring back maintenance grants

By leeirving | 29th 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. Alistair Ford, who has been selected as […]

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Green Party announces candidates for all three constituencies in Newcastle upon Tyne

By leeirving | 28th 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 […]

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City Council amends its Public Space Protection Order after pressure from Greens

By leeirving | 25th April 2017

On Monday 24th April, Newcastle City Council’s Cabinet approved a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) for the city.  The Cabinet agenda papers online include both the order and the Green […]

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A Sustainable Newcastle – what does this really mean

By leeirving | 16th 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. speakers Mark Burton […]

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South Heaton by-election: have a voice, be heard, register to vote today!

By leeirving | 18th February 2017

The deadline to register to vote for the March by-election in South Heaton is 28th February.  But please don’t leave it to the last minute – register today.  It only […]

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By-election candidate Andrew Gray sets out key points of the Green vision for South Heaton

By leeirving | 14th February 2017

Following the resignation of Labour councillor Sophie White, local Greens are well prepared for the by-election in South Heaton ward.  The election on 16th March will elect a councillor to […]

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Green submission for the 2017/18 Newcastle City Council budget

By leeirving | 1st January 2017

The theme for our 2016 budget submission is Taking Back Control.  Government needs to devolve more funding and powers to local authorities, and the Council needs to devolve to its […]

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Stepping up the campaign against a proposed begging ban

By leeirving | 18th November 2016

Greens will be in Heaton this weekend, to distribute information on the Council’s proposals to criminalise begging and rough sleeping across Newcastle. The Council’s proposed Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) […]

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