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Independent campaign group Newcastle First, registered with the Electoral Commission as the Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party, has this week launched its manifesto for the local elections.
The Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party has this week launched its campaign for the local elections.
The Yes and No Campaigns have organised a number of public meetings so local people can hear the arguments for and against an Elected Mayor for Newcastle upon Tyne.
Newcastle’s only independent party has today warned that Newcastle could be at a competitive disadvantage if voters do not vote yes to an elected mayor.
Supporters of Newcastle’s local independent party have today celebrated the first anniversary of the organisation’s launch.
Newcastle’s only independent party has this week launched a search for a credible independent candidate to take on the political insiders who currently run Newcastle City Council.
On the day that Salford voters were given the opportunity to have their say on the creation of an elected mayor, the Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party reaffirmed its commitment to an elected mayor for Newcastle.
Newcastle’s only independent political party has this week submitted its response to the Newcastle and Gateshead One Core Strategy. The strategy proposes large scale housing development in the Outer West of the city.
Newcastle’s only independent party has committed to continue to fight for change in 2012 as our city faces incredible challenges of rising unemployment, falling living standards and Labour’s cuts to local services.
Newcastle’s only independent political party has today called on Labour controlled Newcastle City Council to force Gateshead Council to take its share of new houses.
The Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party has condemned Labour, Lib Dems and Conservatives for the strike action taking place today.
The Leader of the Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party has condemned Newcastle United’s decision to rename St James’s Park. The decision has been attacked by fans and local party politicians.
Newcastle First has launched a campaign to save our weekly bin collections. In recent months, a number of councils have announced plans to start collecting rubbish fortnightly and Labour are believed to be considering plans to introduce fortnightly collections across Newcastle.
The Leader of the Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party has today challenged the Cabinet Member for Quality of Life to a public debate over the council’s Local Development Framework Core Strategy.
The Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party has today launched a campaign to save the Green Belt in the West and North West of the city.
The Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party has today accused the new Labour administration in Newcastle of paying lip service to democracy after a key decision was taken behind closed doors.
The Leader of the Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party has challenged Newcastle City Council over the support offered to people who are struggling to pay council tax.
The Leader of the Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party has thanked local residents
for their support in the local elections and two local by-
The Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party has today launched its manifesto the local elections in May 2011.
Newcastle First has put jobs, education, homes and reinvigorating democracy at the centre of its campaign for the local elections.
Newcastle First has today announced that it will put true localism at the heart of its manifesto for the local elections in May 2011 by campaigning for a new golden age for local councils.
Newcastle First, the new party for Newcastle, has this week thrown its weight behind the No2AV campaign.
The Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party has today set out its plan to save Newcastle Citizens Advice Bureau from Liberal Democrat cuts, which have been condemned by the Labour Party in Newcastle and the Prime Minister.
In its manifesto for the local elections, Newcastle First will seek to find the £66,000 shortfall from the councillor expenses budget and by slashing the lavish council tea for councillors immediately before meetings of the full council.
The Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party has written to the chief executive of Royal Mail after receiving complaints from residents about the chaos in the postal system of Newcastle’s west end after the introduction of a new system for delivering mail.
Newcastle First's deputy leader Ian Proud has announced his decision to stand down to focus on his roles working with children.
Wendy Thackray, spokesman for the Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party in Lemington
Ward, has been contacted by local residents concerned that a council re-
The Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party has this week called for action on education after research undertaken by the new party demonstrated that Newcastle still suffers from a postcode lottery on education outcomes.
A new local party for Newcastle upon Tyne has today written to Labour and Liberal Democrat Councillors in the city inviting them to put Newcastle first.
A new local party dedicated to Newcastle community issues and not politics gets a Valentine’s Day launch, hoping that voters will take it to their hearts in city elections 11 weeks from now.