Why I am standing for Haltwhistle … I was born and brought up in the North East, and for the last 16 years West Northumberland has been my home. I am now retired, having latterly worked locally in the social housing sector. I have previously served as a councillor on Tyneside. During this time, I … Read More
Our Hexham CLP delegate, David Habberjam is a part-time firefighter. Allendale Fire Brigade, for whom he is temporary crew manager (as well as Allendale RFS Fire Brigades Union Rep) had six call outs from last Friday (29 May) to Monday (1 June), including a serious house fire and a large wildfire. On Tuesday night, the people … Read More
Well done to Haltwhistle Labour Party for their refreshing way of presenting the Brexit issue to local people.
The Haltwhistle Branch celebrated UNIDOP with tea and cake and chat. Lots of good conversations with local older folk.
Street stalls in Hexham, Ovingham and Haltwhistle … Lots of help offered, support given and conversations had.
A team of 6 members were out on the stall outside Haltwhistle Library. Lots of conversations were had and Penny’s campaign was promoted and local issues were discussed.
On Saturday 7th September 2019 as part of Labour’s National Action Day ,Haltwhistle Branch were on the streets meeting the town residents and explaining what Labour will do for their town. Diane from Australia says Cambera Labour Party Support Penny Grennan Diane has traced her paternal family name ‘Glenwright ‘to Haltwhistle in … Read More
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.
‘Thanks to the Haltwhistle Branch for inviting me to the Haltwhistle Carnival today. Lots of people, lots of conversations and lots of fun. Thank you!’ Penny Grennan
A wonderful day out as ever at this event, despite the rain. Well attended by Hexham CLP officers. On the far right (position in photograph and not a reflection of labour politics) Chair Steve Grinter with Secretary Bill Haylock holding the banner. Social Media officer and co-chair of the Campaign Committee Tony Pierre stands under … Read More
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
Today Haltwhistle Branch hosted Jamie Driscoll the Labour Candidate for North of Tyne Mayor. Jamie first chatted to members in Kastele Cafe and our chair Gail Ward interviewed Jamie on what he feels he can do for our town and what he will do as Mayor should he be successful , which we hoping … Read More
By Ben O’Connell Cuts to council-tax support in Northumberland were given the final nod this week as the cost-saving measure was put to a vote by all county councillors. From April, all households in the county will have to pay a minimum of eight per cent of their council-tax bill, following approval for changes to … 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
Anne led us on a circular 5 mile or so Labour walk crisscrossing the South Tyne around Haltwhistle, and finishing on a lovely stretch of an old railway line on the last Saturday of October. A top walk taking in the autumn colours, chatting about this and that and finishing with a coffee in Haltwhistle. We met Steve … Read More