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Police and Crime Commissioners will help tackle crime

The first ever Police and Crime Commissioner elections will take place in Northumbria on the 15th November 2012. This is the first opportunity the public will get to vote on a single issue they care deeply about – crime and policing, the safety and security of their homes and communities.

Newcastle needs warmer homes

With global fuel prices on the rise, people across Newcastle are feeling the effects in their energy bills. 

Council Tax frozen for a second year

Local Conservatives are calling on Newcastle City Council to do more for all residents at a time when families’ and household budgets are tight.

Newcastle Conservatives welcome Northern Rock sale

Conservatives in Newcastle welcome the announcement by the Government that Northern Rock, the nationalised bank, has been sold.  The Newcastle-based bank, which was taken over by the taxpayer in February 2008, has been sold to Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Money Group for £747 million.