Joe Morris Winning for Hexham!

17 October, 2023Allen Valleys, Branches, Bywell, Callerton & Throckley, Campaigns, Corbridge, Crime, 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

Yesterday the CLP met in Hexham for the hustings and selection process for the Labour Party’s Parliamentary Candidate for the Hexham Constituency. After listening to the speeches and questions and answers from the two candidates (the third had withdrawn earlier in the day) members voted. The ballots cast in person and the postal votes were … Read More

Super Saturday Success in Prudhoe

13 May, 2023Campaigns, Crime, Elections, General Election, Home page featured, Mayor, News, Prudhoe & District, Uncategorized

The Prudhoe and District Branch of the Labour party, along with support from the rest of Hexham CLP were out listening to the concerns of residents in Prudhoe today. Angie Scott, County Councillor for Prudhoe North and our Town Councillors were out hearing resident’s concerns and they also ran a street stall in The Glade. … Read More

Tories fail police and victims of crime

7 May, 2023Allen Valleys, Branches, Bywell, Corbridge, Crime, General Election, Haltwhistle, Hexham, Home page featured, News, Ponteland & Heddon on the Wall, Prudhoe & District, Women, Work, Economy & Environment

Your Conservative MP Guy Opperman claims to be tough on crime and anti-social behaviour. The truth is that over the Tories’ thirteen years of failure Northumbria Police has taken the biggest financial hit of all the police forces in England and Wales. Our local police forces have been starved of funds and resources to the … Read More

Labour to revitalize high streets

12 April, 2023Branches, Campaigns, Crime, Featured, General Election, Hexham, Home page featured, News, Prudhoe & District, Work, Economy & Environment

  Labour pledges to revitalise our high streets. Thousands of pubs, shops and bank branches have shut under the last thirteen years of Tory economic mismanagement. In our own towns in the Hexham Constituency and Northumberland we can see evidence of this first hand with shops closing or closed in Hexham, Prudhoe, Haltwhistle, and elsewhere. … Read More

Tackling harassment of women and girls

8 April, 2023Crime, Home page featured, News, Women, Youth

Kim McGuinness, Labour’s Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria, is calling on those of us who work with men and boys to engage with ‘active by-stander training’ to combat the harassment of women and girls. A shocking 71% of women have encountered harassment in public spaces and Kim, speaking to the Hexham Courant, has said: … Read More

Labour pledges to make the streets safer

26 March, 2023Branches, Campaigns, Crime, General Election, Groups, Home page featured, News, Uncategorized, Women

The second of Labour’s five missions in government will be to halve serious violent crime and raise confidence in the police and criminal justice system to its highest levels, within a decade. Labour believes that feeling secure is the bedrock on which opportunities are built, communities can thrive, and local economies can prosper. That sense … Read More