HEXHAM LABOUR FRIENDS OF PALESTINE – the right to water

24 October, 2020ARCHIVE, Featured, Home page featured, International, News

HEXHAM LABOUR FRIENDS OF PALESTINE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEWCASTLE LABOUR FRIENDS OF PALESTINE, AND NEWCASTLE PALESTINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN INVITE YOU TO A MULTI-MEDIA EVENT on PALESTINE – THE RIGHT TO WATER Download a flyer here (open with Google Docs for best view) and email/FB your contacts! with ZAYNEB AL-SHALALFEH, PALESTINIAN WATER EXPERT ON THE  IMPACT OF THE … Read More

Jamie Driscoll, North of Tyne Mayor’s regular update

11 October, 2020ARCHIVE, Featured, Home page featured, Mayor, News

Our socialist mayor’s latest update on the week. Jamie has been busy – speaking up for the north of the Tyne businesses and workers, making the case for equality in the treatment between north and south during the government’s uneven pandemic response.  The latest restrictions will severely disadvantage the lower-paid and smaller businesses. See Jamie’s … Read More

Video of Hexham Labour Party and Newcastle PSC online event on the demolition of Palestinian houses

9 October, 2020ARCHIVE, Featured, Home page featured, International

HEXHAM LABOUR PARTY  IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEWCASTLE PALESTINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN INVITE YOU TO A MULTI-MEDIA EVENT on HOUSE  DEMOLITIONS WITH BETH RIELLY of INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY MOVEMENT AND AWDA HATHALEEN and CODY O’ROURKE of GOOD SHEPARD COLLECTIVE INTRODUCED BY ANN SCHOFIELD, NEWCASTLE CITY COUNCILLOR AND PSC MEMBER THE SESSION RUNS FOR 90 MINS – 30 MINS PER SPEAKER, WITH … Read More

Hexham Labour Party in partnership with Newcastle Palestine Solidarity Campaign present

19 September, 2020ARCHIVE, Featured, International, News

HEXHAM LABOUR PARTY  IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEWCASTLE PALESTINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN INVITE YOU TO A MULTI-MEDIA EVENT on HOUSE  DEMOLITIONS WITH BETH RIELLY of INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY MOVEMENT AND CODY O’ROURKE of GOOD SHEPARD COLLECTIVE INTRODUCED BY ANN SCHOFIELD, NEWCASTLE CITY COUNCILLOR AND PSC MEMBER THE SESSION RUNS FOR 90 MINS – 30 MINS PER SPEAKER, WITH A 5-MINUTE BREAK … Read More

Labour Coast and Country – and the Tories’ ‘rule of six’

19 September, 2020ARCHIVE, Featured, News

At an online ‘Labour Coast and Country‘ online conference (5 September 2020), Labour List correspondent, Sienna Rodgers reported that Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Luke Pollard had said that: “There is no path to power that doesn’t see us winning seats in rural, semi-rural and coastal communities” But, following the government’s … Read More

HEXHAM LABOUR PARTY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEWCASTLE PALESTINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN

27 August, 2020ARCHIVE, Featured, Home page featured, International, News

Click here to view the recorded online talk from Palestine, 18 August 2020 organised by Hexham CLP, and featuring AHMAD AL-BAZZ, PALESTINIAN JOURNALIST SPEAKING ON — the geopolitical, geographical and historically changing shape of the Palestinian homeland and RASHED KHUDAIRAT, JORDAN VALLEY SOLIDARITY SPEAKING ON — the Israeli occupation’s ongoing annexation of the Jordan Valley. INTRODUCED BY ANN … Read More

Algorithms: should their use be downgraded?

24 August, 2020ARCHIVE, Featured, Home page featured

“Politicians are terrified of U-turns. They look indecisive” I wrote two months ago. The sound of screeching tyres accompanied last week’s handbrake turn. Boris Johnson and Gavin Williamson were adamant that Ofqual’s algorithm was “robust”. Until they suddenly declared it was all Ofqual’s fault. I wonder what grade our school leavers, parents and teachers would … Read More

This just in! Pope a Catholic!

16 August, 2020ARCHIVE, Featured, News

It was announced last week that we’re officially in a recession.  In other news, the Pope is a Catholic. More than a million and a half people have signed-on in the past few months.  Many more don’t claim.  I spoke to one lad, perhaps in his late thirties.  “I didn’t bother signing on,” he told … Read More

HEXHAM LABOUR PARTY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEWCASTLE PALESTINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN

12 August, 2020ARCHIVE, Featured, Home page featured, International, News

Click here to view the recorded online talk from Palestine, 18 August 2020 organised by Hexham CLP, and featuring AHMAD AL-BAZZ, PALESTINIAN JOURNALIST and KHUDAIRAT, JORDAN VALLEY SOLIDARITY SPEAKING ON — The geopolitical, geographical and historical changing shape of the Palestinian homelands, and the Israeli occupation’s ongoing annexation of the Jordan Valley. INTRODUCED BY ANN SCHOFIELD, NEWCASTLE CITY COUNCILLOR … Read More

Palestine online event – 16 July 2020, Ben Jamal and Louise Regan guests of Hexham CLP and Newcastle PSC

22 July, 2020ARCHIVE, Featured, Home page featured, International, News

    Ben Jamal, Director of PSC speaks to Hexham and the wider public, on the proposed (further) annexation of Palestinian land in the the occupied West Bank. Click above to see a video taken of the online event Hexham CLP held on 16 July 2020, in conjunction with Newcastle Palestine Solidarity Campaign. We were … Read More