Campaigning in Ponteland for Mike Clarke and Joe Morris

28 January, 2024Branches, Campaigns, Home page featured, News, Ponteland & Heddon on the Wall

Campaigning for the Ponteland East Town Council By-Election is in full swing. We’ve been out talking to voters and leafletting in the town, listening to residents concerned and unhappy about 14 years of Conservative mismanagement and incompetence. The Labour Candidate, Michael Clarke, has lived in Ponteland for more than thirty years and knows how desperate … Read More

Labour unveils bold plan to counter 36% decline in local buses under the Conservatives.

11 December, 2023Branches, Campaigns, General Election, Hexham Climate Emergency, Home page featured, News, Parliamentary Candidate, Transport, Work, Economy & Environment

Our Parliamentary Candidate Joe Morris has revealed shocking figures that show 35.9% of bus services in Northumberland have been axed under the Conservatives. Despite the Conservatives promising “bus services so frequent you wouldn’t need a timetable” in 2022, the total number of miles driven by buses in Northumberland plummeted by from 13.8 million kilometres driven … Read More

Joe Morris challenges the status quo in the Tyne Valley

29 October, 2023Branches, Campaigns, Corbridge, Elections, General Election, Hexham, Home page featured, News, Parliamentary Candidate, Prudhoe & District

Our Parliamentary Candidate Joe Morris ignored the downpours this weekend to lead the CLP and its branches in campaigning across the Tyne Valley. On Saturday he was in Hexham with members of the Hexham Branch talking to local residents and listening to their concerns. Sunday morning he fearlessly led a team of campaigners in the … Read More

Joe Morris’s weekend of intensive campaigning

23 October, 2023Branches, Campaigns, Elections, General Election, Hexham, Home page featured, News, Parliamentary Candidate, Ponteland & Heddon on the Wall, Prudhoe & District

This weekend our parliamentary candidate Joe Morris and CLP members have been out campaigning across the constituency. Joe joined us in campaigning on the streets in Prudhoe, Hexham and Stannington where he knocked doors and introduced himself to residents. He listened to their stories of 13 years of disastrous Tory government: an underfunded NHS, broken … Read More

Hexham CLP Hitting the Streets

9 September, 2023Branches, Campaigns, General Election, Haltwhistle, Hexham, Home page featured, News, Parliamentary Candidate, Ponteland & Heddon on the Wall, Prudhoe & District

It’s been an unseasonably hot week in September (more evidence perhaps of our pressing climate emergecy). The Tory government started the week on the ropes as revelation after revelation about the catastrophic concrete crisis in our schools broke in the press. Then the Conservatives found that no one wanted to bid in their offshore wind … Read More

Save the ticket office at Hexham Train Station

28 July, 2023Branches, Campaigns, Featured, Hexham, Hexham Climate Emergency, Home page featured, News, Transport, Work, Economy & Environment

Proposed changes to our railways will see many ticket offices closed and reduced staffing at stations. The proposals include closing the ticket offices at Hexham meaning that (with the additional planned closure of Carlisle booking office) the only staffed ticket office on the Tyne Valley Line will be at Newcastle. Train operators have outlined that … 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