Guy Opperman Neglects Dentistry Rescue Plan as 70% of Hexham Dentists Reject New Patients

18 January, 2024Branches, Campaigns, Elections, General Election, Health, Home page featured, News, Uncategorized, Women, Youth

In a recent House of Commons vote on a crucial motion to rescue NHS dentistry, Guy Opperman’s lack of support is callous and disheartening. Communities across the Constituency and struggling to access dental care. The proposed motion by the Labour Party aimed at addressing the dental crisis includes: Creating 700,000 additional urgent dentistry appointments Offering … Read More

Tory maths bungle hits Northumberland Schools

5 November, 2023Allen Valleys, Branches, Bywell, Callerton & Throckley, Campaigns, Corbridge, Education, Elections, Featured, General Election, Groups, Haltwhistle, Hexham, Home page featured, News, Ponteland & Heddon on the Wall, Prudhoe & District, Uncategorized, Women, Youth

Joe Morris, our Parliamentary Candidate, slammed the staggering Conservative mathematical incompetence that will see Northumberland Schools lose almost £2million a year. Last month the Department for Education admitted to miscalculating the amounts of funding due to be granted to state schools in England next year, admitting to a £370m error in the information they gave … Read More

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 After listening to the speeches and questions and answers from the two candidates (the third had withdrawn earlier in the day) members voted.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

Concrete catastrophe

6 September, 2023Allen Valleys, Branches, Bywell, Callerton & Throckley, Campaigns, Corbridge, Education, Elections, Featured, General Election, Groups, Haltwhistle, Hexham, Home page featured, News, Ponteland & Heddon on the Wall, Prudhoe & District, Women, Work, Economy & Environment, Youth

Just as our children were about to return to School after the long summer break a  crisis struck: a Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) beam collapsed without warning in a school. The government had known for years that buildings using RAAC were approaching the end of their lifespans and that collapses were a risk. The … Read More

Filthy dog waste a disgrace

26 August, 2023Branches, Campaigns, Featured, General Election, Groups, Health, Home page featured, News, Prudhoe & District, Uncategorized, Women, Work, Economy & Environment, Youth

On International Dog Day let’s celebrate our hounds and doggos: they’re great companions and furry friends that bring their owners joy. We love dogs and the Labour Party has animal welfare at its heart. Unlike the Tories and Guy Opperman who recently scrapped their manifesto pledge to bring in an Animal Welfare Bill that would … Read More

Shadow Minister visits Prudhoe in election push

5 August, 2023Branches, Bywell, Campaigns, General Election, Home page featured, News, Prudhoe & District, Women

Anneliese Dodds, the Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities and Chairperson of the Labour Party, visited Prudhoe this week. Speaking to Labour Party members she emphasised the Tories’ disastrous 13 years in power, their broken promises, failed policies and economic mismanagement as interest rates soared again for the fourteenth time in a row. The polls … Read More

Opperman voted to cut our vital local services

28 June, 2023Allen Valleys, Branches, Bywell, Campaigns, Corbridge, Education, Elections, General Election, Groups, Haltwhistle, Hexham, Home page featured, News, Parliamentary Candidate, Ponteland & Heddon on the Wall, Prudhoe & District, Women, Youth

Since 2010, Guy Opperman’s Conservative government has systematically cut the money allocated to councils to provide the vital services we all need in Northumberland. It has been calculated by the Institute for Government these cuts by central government have reduced grants to local government in real terms by 37% between 2010 and 2020. That’s from … Read More

Prudhoe celebrates the coronation

8 May, 2023News, Prudhoe & District, Uncategorized, Women, Youth

It’s been a historic weekend with the nation celebrating the coronation of the King in Westminster Abbey on Saturday. Celebrations continued on this grey and rainy bank holiday Monday in Prudhoe. What had been planned as Tea and Music on The Glade had to be moved inside due to the weather. This didn’t stop everyone … 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 will scrap zero hours contracts

18 April, 2023Allen Valleys, Branches, Bywell, Campaigns, Corbridge, Elections, General Election, Groups, Haltwhistle, Hexham, Home page featured, News, Ponteland & Heddon on the Wall, Prudhoe & District, Women, Work, Economy & Environment, Youth

Angela Rayner, the Deputy Leader of the Labour Party has pledged to scrap zero-hours contracts if the party wins the next General Election. According to Statista there are over a million workers in the UK on zero-hours contracts. This is a fourfold increase since 2010 when the Conservatives came to power and includes 47,000 workers in … 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

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 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

International Women’s Day

8 March, 2023News, Women

To all the Incredible Women in the World, Shine on, not just today but Every Single Day. Happy Women’s Day! Angie Scott (pictured) is the hardworking Labour County Councillor for Prudhoe North.