The story of Granby Street

8 October, 2018Campaigns, Education, Featured, Health, News, Transport

Empowering people to make decisions that significantly effect there local communities, it’s a mind shift, but it’s Labour’s plan. The story of Liverpool’s Granby Street is inspiring and a good example of a community creating a world they want to live in by creating better homes, facilities and resources with a positive impact on health and … Read More

Tories fail to hold Bright Tribe to account

20 September, 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

Bright Tribe Judgement

13 September, 2018Education, Featured, News

‘I have met with the leaders of Bright Tribe and I have been genuinely impressed.’ – Guy Opperman MP for Hexham (speaking before the national Bright Tribe scandal) ‘I believe they (Bright Tribe) should be allowed to continue the job of turning these schools around.’ – Guy Opperman MP for Hexham (speaking before the national Bright … Read More

Street stalls in Bellingham

6 August, 2018Education, News

Protect rural communities – Save Bellingham Middle School! Labour street stall in the centre of Bellingham Saturday 11th August 2018 11 – 1pm   And again same time, same place on Saturday 25th August 2018 to coincide with Bellingham Show & Country Festival Please come along and show your support! If you’d like to help … Read More

Schools of scandal and the Tory NCC

19 June, 2018ARCHIVE, Education, News

Following West Northumberland schools’ derisible ‘big conversation’ as Councillor Wayne Daley, cabinet member for children’s services, has called the belated consultation by Northumberland County Council into its announcement to turn to two tier schools whilst closing many of the regions local schools – a painstaking scrutiny of their own data and records has revealed some … Read More