Campaigning for a Labour government – Canvass in Carlisle Sat Nov 16th – update

November 14, 2019Allen Valleys, Bywell, Corbridge, Elections, Haltwhistle, Hexham, Home page featured, key marginals, News, Ponteland & Heddon on the Wall, Prudhoe & District

Campaigning for a Labour government – Saturday Nov 16th Canvass in Carlisle – key Tory marginal majority 2599 Cars from Newcastle Contact: Punita Goodfellow – tel. 078761 31208 2 car spaces available from Kirkwhelpington or nearby. Contact Chris Easton Train from Newcastle 9-23, calling at Prudhoe 9-41, Hexham 9-54, Haltwhistle 10-13 arrive Carlisle 10-44 Contact: … Read More

Newcastle and Northumberland stand firm for democracy

September 3, 2019Branches, Bywell, Campaigns, Elections, Home page featured, News, Prudhoe & District

Whilst Jeremy Corbyn addressed an audience in Glasgow on Saturday August 31st urging them to stand firm against Prime Minister Johnston’s coup against democracy, activists gathered at Newcastle’s Monument. North of Tyne Mayor Jamie Driscoll, Councillor Rebecca Shatwell and University and College Union officer Joyce McAndrew amongst others offered a blistering critique of the Tory onslaught that … Read More

Urgent email – Defend Democracy

August 30, 2019Allen Valleys, Bywell, Campaigns, Corbridge, Featured, Haltwhistle, Hexham, Home page featured, News, Prudhoe & District

Stop the coup demo on Saturday Aug 31st at Newcastle Monument. Bywell branch of Hexham CLP will be on the the 9-56 train from Hexham which stops at:                             Corbridge    10-00                             Riding Mill 10-04                             Stocksfield  10-09                             Prudhoe      10-13                             Wylam at    10-18 Please join us.  

Canvassing & street stalls

June 19, 2019Campaigns, Haltwhistle, Prudhoe & District

Canvassing Saturday 22nd June 11.00 am. Meet at Castle First School, Castle road , Prudhoe. NE42 6PH Contact Keith Trobe: 07846264549 Street Stall Haltwhistle:. Outside the library. 10.00 – 12.00pm Sunday 23rd June 11.00am Meet at Castle First School, Castle road , Prudhoe NE42 6PH Contact Keith Trobe: 07846264549

Save our Prudhoe Youth Service

June 19, 2018Prudhoe & District

Prudhoe labour Party is calling for a fair share of Investment by Northumberland County Council in Prudhoe. The much admired East Centre needs investment for the delivery of first class youth work. Instead Conservative Northumberland County Council are pouring most of their capital funding resources into the new £57 million pound leisure and education facilities … Read More

Prudhoe Schools deprived of funds

June 19, 2018Prudhoe & District

Under Tory Government cuts via their ‘new formula’ for school funding Prudhoe schools will lose out. Losses between 2015 & 2020: St Matthew’s Catholic Primary School loss -£30,408 (-£238 per pupil) Prudhoe West First School loss -£20,575 (-£77per pupil) Highfield Middle School loss -£68,388 (-£152 per pupil) Adderlane First School loss -£29,773 (-£350 per pupil) … Read More

Here come the developers

June 19, 2018Prudhoe & District

Tory Northumberland County Council previously issued a further “call for sites” – to help form the Local Plan Core Strategy, which the council said is not scheduled for adoption until 2020. Until then any land can be developed if developers appeal to central government. The draft local plan is now out for consultation and still … Read More

Lack of maintenance in Prudhoe

June 19, 2018Prudhoe & District

Tory Northumberland County council largely ignore maintenance in Prudhoe. Last summer grass was allowed to grow to 8 inches, many potholes were not mended, railings were left broken. POTHOLE FIASCO! The £100 million ‘war on potholes’ promised by the Conservatives in their election leaflets has turned out to be – six extra patches per ward!  That works out … Read More