Sewage in our Rivers

30 March, 2023Allen Valleys, Branches, Bywell, Campaigns, Corbridge, Elections, General Election, Haltwhistle, Hexham, Hexham Climate Emergency, Home page featured, News, Ponteland & Heddon on the Wall, Prudhoe & District, Uncategorized, Work, Economy & Environment

Research by the Top of the Poops shows that our rivers were polluted with sewage on 431,850 separate occasions in 2021. These sewage discharges into the rivers we love lasted a staggering 3.2 million hours! The Hexham Constituency saw 2864 discharges into our rivers. These lasted 22,670 hours with 95 different locations polluted by water … Read More

13 unlucky years of Conservative government

29 March, 2023Allen Valleys, Branches, Bywell, Campaigns, Corbridge, Education, Elections, Featured, General Election, Groups, Haltwhistle, Health, Hexham, Hexham Climate Emergency, Home page featured, News, Parliamentary Candidate, Ponteland & Heddon on the Wall, Prudhoe & District, Trade Unions, Transport, Uncategorized, Women, Work, Economy & Environment, Youth

The country is in a mess after 13 years of Conservative Government. It’s difficult to point to anything that is working better now than in 2010. Help us to do something about it. It’s time for a change in Hexham Constituency. Hexham deserves better than Guy Opperman and a failed Conservative government. Join us to … Read More

Labour unveils 5 Missions for Britain

23 February, 2023Branches, General Election, Health, Hexham Climate Emergency, Home page featured, News, Work, Economy & Environment

Speaking today in Manchester, Keir Starmer laid out how our Labour government will be driven by five missions: Secure the highest sustained growth in the G7 Build an NHS fit for the future Make Britain’s streets safe Break down the barriers to opportunity at every stage Make Britain a clean energy superpower We believe that … Read More

Labour will negotiate a better deal for farmers

22 February, 2023Allen Valleys, Bywell, Haltwhistle, Hexham Climate Emergency, News, Ponteland & Heddon on the Wall, Work, Economy & Environment

    Speaking to the NFU today the leader of the Labour Party, Keir Starmer, promised to negotiate a better deal for farmers and farming communities. “It’s been obvious for a long time that the Tories have given up on farmers,” Keir told the conference. “Labour’s approach to trade will be very different – I … Read More