The dedicated and skilled staff who risk their lives every day to care for the elderly and infirm both in care homes and in their local communities are at last getting the recognition and respect that they deserve. But these heroes of the Covid19 pandemic remain at the bottom of the pile when it comes … Read More
The last few months have been tragic and unsettling with many families’ worlds turned upside down. Millions of workers have had to negotiate with their employers through the pandemic – matters of life and death like safe working practices and PPE as well as issues like redundancy, furlough, homeworking and childcare. These are challenging conversations … Read More
People will have heard of more deaths in the private care sector in Newcastle today. For info, much of the adult care (care homes and home care) is commissioned by councils not NHS – though sometimes a combination. Most of this provision is made by private sector low waged workers, who are employed … Read More
The new improved Dialogue system is up and running. Hexham CLP is running almost daily group sessions. Or you can choose to work from the comfort of your own home at times that suit you. You can select who to speak to in whichever ward. It costs you nothing. Watch the training video.
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
With the election of Jeremy Corbyn as party leader, Hexham CLP has gone from strength to strength. It has attracted new members, and built a body of campaigners and activists that any constituency party would be proud of. In the general election of 2017 a well organised local Labour campaign came closer to catching Opperman … Read More
Climate Change Local Solutions to Global Issues Tuesday 15th October 7.30pm Hexham Community Centre, Gilsgate NE46 3NP Come along and get involved!
Thanks to Labour Party activists and supporters for helping campaign in Ponteland on Saturday. A really positive response was received. Thanks to the Post Box Café was their warm hospitality too! www.postboxcoffee.com
Street stalls in Hexham, Ovingham and Haltwhistle … Lots of help offered, support given and conversations had.
Thanks to all those who came out and campaigned in Acomb. Lots of conversations had with local people.
Brilliant meeting with Labour members, discussing our general election campaign and how we are going to beat Boris and oust Opperman. We are powered by ordinary people coming together to bring about a seismic change and a new way of doing politics. Get involved by signing up to become a supporter today. https://join.labour.org.uk https://support.labour.org.uk
A public meeting, organised by the Hexham Branch of the Labour Party, was held in St Mary’s Church Hall on Tuesday evening to plan specific actions on Climate Change. The meeting was a follow up to the meeting held in August. The meeting heard introductory talks by Rhona Crudock of Unison, Penny Grennan, … Read More
From the Financial Times 13.09.19 Boris Johnson to hand powers over railway budgets and timetables to metro mayors Jim Pickard in London, Andy Bounds in Southport and Chris Tighe in Newcastle Elected mayors in the north of England are to be given London-style powers over their railway budgets and timetables in a step forward for … Read More
Our Summer Campaign 2019 It has been a busy summer: Stalls in high streets and at the Haltwhistle Carnival and Allendale May Fair and Agricultural Show, campaigning during a Police & Crime Commissioner election in Prudhoe and Hexham, a vintage and bric-à-brac sale in Haydon Bridge, a climate change meeting in Hexham (with Jamie Driscoll, … Read More
Labour’s National Campaign Day of Action – Hexham Constituency Saturday 7th September Ovingham, Haltwhistle, Prudhoe, Hexham and the Allen Valleys … Lots of good conversations at our stalls on Saturday and then leaflets were delivered and persuasive doorstep conversations were had. Well done to all of our members and supporters who were involved.
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