Newcastle Tree Strategy: response to consultation, December 2018

By leeirving | 29th December 2018

Newcastle made unwanted headlines this summer when it was reported that more trees had been felled here than in any other UK city. In light of that, the Council proposes […]

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Newcastle City Council budget submissions 2013 and 2016

By leeirving | 5th January 2018

Our submission to the 2018/19 budget consultation built on our earlier submissions to the Council’s three-year budget consultations in 2012/13 and 2016/17.  All three responses are available below. The theme […]

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Development Allocations Plan, November 2017

By leeirving | 5th November 2017

Here is our response to the Council’s consultation on the next phase of its local planning strategy. See bottom of this page for our formal objections to the local planning […]

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Feedback for Newcastle Waste Commission, May-November 2017

By leeirving | 5th November 2017

See also separate Waste Strategy page.   Follow-up submission, proposing targets for a city waste stategy Presentation slides and notes, presented to Waste Commission’s stakeholder meeting on 30th October 2017 […]

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Urban Policy Statement – East Pilgrim Street, May 2017

By leeirving | 22nd May 2017

A Green vision means having a plan that puts people at the centre. Newcastle Green Party would zone East Pilgrim Street for affordable retail and housing units, would increase the […]

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Sustainable Newcastle Conference Report, May 2017

By leeirving | 5th May 2017

Newcastle Young Greens and Newcastle Green Party held a one-day conference on Green Economics.  The conference what steady-state economics would mean for our city.  How do we achieve prosperity without […]

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Parks and Allotments: submission to Council, April 2017

By leeirving | 5th April 2017

The Council has proposed outsourcing the management of its parks and allotments to a charitable trust.  Newcastle Green Party’s response to the consultation shares the widespread recognition that the city’s […]

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Waste Commission established by Newcastle City Council – introduction and response from Newcastle Greens

By leeirving | 17th March 2017

Newcastle City Council’s Waste Commission This page includes background on the establishment of the Waste Commission and our initial attempts to engage with it.  See our main Waste Strategy page […]

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Newcastle-Gateshead Core Strategy: formal objections 2011 and 2012

By leeirving | 26th March 2015

On 26th March 2015, Newcastle City Council voted to accept the proposals in the Newcastle-Gateshead Core Strategy. Newcastle Green Party condemned this strategy as failing to meet the real challenges […]

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