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Tay Responds To Newcastle Clean Air Proposal

  The plans announced today by local authorities to deal with the #airpollution public health crisis could even risk making the problem worse, not better: Placing fees on buses is going to lead to more expensive travel for the public transport commuter, who is already facing spiralling costs, encouraging those with cars to stay behind […]

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Tay pushing the Climate Emergency back up the NCC Agenda

Last night we helped push the #ClimateEmergency back up Newcastle Council’s agenda again. Our campaigner Tay Pitman asked at the Council meeting what progress had been made since the declaration of Climate Emergency in April? At June’s meeting, Cllr Kemp said that the proposed Climate Change Convention would begin in September and that he’d “seriously […]

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Green party – cleaning up Fenham. Come join us

A busy morning in Fenham, picking up litter and keeping our streets tidy along with Plastic Free West End Newcastle. We were hard at work with some of our great local election candidates including West Fenham’s Taymar Pitman, Walkergate’s Daryl Hughes, Leamington’s Rick Dunfield, Blakelaw’s Rachel Dunfield and Byker’s Nick Hartley. Stay tuned for the […]

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Keep it in the ground!

4 Days left! Have you written your objection letter yet to oppose plans for opencast coal mining at Dewley Hill, Throckley, on the edge of Newcastle? With the climate emergency upon us, fossil fuels need to become part of history. #KeepItInTheGround Below is the letter sent by local election candidate for Callerton & Throckley, Idwal […]

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Why we oppose a new open cast mine on the edge of Newcastle

Our spokesperson Alistair Ford explained to BBC North East and Cumbria why we’re opposing the plans for a new open cast coal mine on the edge of Newcastle at Dewley Hill. We have ten years to drastically cut carbon emissions, so must keep fossil fuels in the ground. The added air and noise pollution would […]

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