Angie Scott is the local council candidate for Prudhoe North. Says Angie: “I am delighted to have been selected to be the Labour candidate for Prudhoe North in the Northumberland County Council elections in May 2021. I am totally passionate about Prudhoe North, and so proud of Prudhoe, as I was brought up in Halfway, … Read More
Local news from around Prudhoe – Christmas has come early this year, thanks to Angie Scott.
Carry on Conservatives – caper in County Council Hall
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.
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
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
It was great to have Nia Griffith MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence, in Hexham today supporting Penny Grennan’s campaign to be the next Member of Parliament.
Thanks to Labour North’s Callum Bell for leading a very enjoyable training session on persuasive doorstep conversations this afternoon. Thanks also to those Labour Party members who attended the training and then campaigned in Hexham East for Kim McGuinness, the Labour candidate in the Police and Crime Commissioner by-election on the 18th July.
A weekend of campaigning in Prudhoe with Kim McGuinness, Labour’s candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria and the Town Council by-election on the 4th July. Good conversations were had on the doorsteps about Tory police cuts and the Conservatives being more concerned with fighting amongst themselves than making sure our police force have … Read More
A message from Bill Haylock, Secretary of the Hexham Constituency Labour Party. Jamie Driscoll and his campaign team have scored an outstanding victory for Labour over the Tories in the first ever North of Tyne Mayor election. The result of yesterday’s election, after a second round run-off in which second preference votes were counted, is: … Read More
The announcement that Jamie Driscoll is to be the Labour candidate for the North of Tyne Mayor was made today Wednesday February 20th. Driscoll received 2,514 votes and Nick Forbes 1930 votes in the ballot which closed earlier this week. In his acceptance speech Jamie referred to the number of people living and dying on … Read More
Voters in Newcastle, Northumberland and North Tyneside will go to the polls on May 2nd 2019 and choose the first ever North of Tyne mayor. The vote will be held on the same day as local council elections in Newcastle and North Tyneside. Anyone registered and eligible to vote in Newcastle, Northumberland and North Tyneside can participate. Jamie Driscoll is Labour’s candidate. The mayor will … Read More
Peterloo: 15 people died at St Peter’s Field, Manchester when cavalry charged into a crowd of 60,000 to 80,000 who had gathered to demand the right to vote. John Hill reminds us that: The fight for all UK citizens to have the right to vote has been a long one, from the Levellers, to Peterloo, … Read More