Local News

Conservatives reject desperate Lib Dem council plans

Plans to merge Newcastle with neighbouring authority North Tyneside have been rejected outright by local Conservatives following calls from senior Lib Dem figures to abolish the two local authorities.

Newcastle City Budget 2016/17 Consultation

Consultation on Newcastle Council's budget plans for 2016/17 ends on the 31st January. This is an opportunity to have a say on the double taxing plans of the Labour Council as well as how they intend to spend your money.    

Benefits claims down by half in Newcastle East

Newcastle East parliamentary candidate, Duncan Crute has welcomed new figures showing 1,681 fewer people in Newcastle East claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance compared to 2010 - a 50% per cent drop.

Gosforth Community Fire Station Stays

Steve Kyte has been campaigning to keep Gosforth Community Fire Station open since the proposals to close it were put forward by Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Authority in 2013.

Simon Kitchen Selected as Parliamentary Candidate for Newcastle Central Seat

We are pleased to announce Simon Kitchen as our candidate for Parliament in Newcastle Central. Simon 32, born and brought up in Heaton is a former pupil of Heaton Manor school. Following graduation from York University Simon has followed a career in community regeneration and charity work.