Haydon Bridge Labour – Jumble Sale

July 7, 2019Uncategorized

Thanks to everyone involved in the Jumble sale at Haydon Bridge on Saturday afternoon. Members from all over the constituency and from a number of local branches helped and over £500 was taken. Some good conversations were also had with local residents and visitors about issues that are important to them.         … Read More

MP Candidate Elected

March 29, 2019Elections, Haltwhistle, News, Uncategorized, Women

29/3/2019   Last night at the candidate husting at Hexham Mart,  Penny Grennan was elected to serve our community.  The All women shortlist had three strong candidates who all gave good speeches but on the night Penny came out a deserved winner. Haltwhistle Branch was well represented on the night and will support Penny on her … Read More

Local work & economy initiatives

December 2, 2018Campaigns, Uncategorized, Work, Economy & Environment

People can benefit by becoming involved in setting up and running the services their communities need. Broadband for the Allen Valleys One such example of an alternative business model currently operating in the Hexham constituency is the Broadband for the Allen Valleys project known as B4AV. It aims to provide fast but inexpensive broadband for … Read More

Labour’s view

December 2, 2018Uncategorized, Work, Economy & Environment

Labour’s intention when in government has been clearly stated by the shadow chancellor John McDonnell. He has spoken extensively of the benefits of public ownership encouraging  participation in the ownership and management of services by the public as workers and consumers. Labour is giving serious thought to the problems of work, the economy and environment. Local thinking … Read More

Creating an economy that works for all

September 28, 2018Featured, News, Uncategorized

Labour’s economic strategy is about creating a fairer, more prosperous society for the many, not just the few. Labour in government will measure its economic success not by the number of billionaires, but by the ability of all people to live richer lives. Labour understands that the creation of wealth is a collective endeavour between … Read More

Tories fail to hold Bright Tribe to account

September 20, 2018Education, Featured, News, Uncategorized

The recent Panorama exposé of Bright Tribe academy chain should come as no surprise. It’s the latest in a catalogue of failure, greed, and dodgy dealings by academy chains around the country. On top of mounting evidence of academy promoters and leaders lining their own pockets, it is increasingly clear that academisation is failing to … Read More