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Thank You for Your Support

The Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party has thanked Newcastle residents for their support in the local elections. Since Newcastle First was established in 2011 to offer a community based alternative to Labour, Lib Dems and Tories in Newcastle, a number of other parties have started fielding greater numbers
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Geordies Better Off Out

The retiring Leader of Newcastle’s only independent political party has today called on fellow Geordies to back a UK exit from the EU. The party will release a full policy statement after the local elections showing how membership of the EU is bad for Geordies. Ernie said: “Newcastle First believes
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Newcastle First 2nd Birthday

Newcastle First reaches a landmark second birthday today. Launched on Valentine’s Day 2011, the founder members of the Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party pledged their love for our city and promised to build support to take the city back from the politician councillors who have badly let down Newcastle.
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Newcastle First Welcomes New Member

A senior Conservative from Newcastle has today announced his decision to join Newcastle’s only community based, independent political party. Tim Gilks runs his own business and helps people to start their own small business through his company Admirals Choice. He is a committed Christian and plays an active
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Letter to Prime Minister

The Rt Hon David Cameron MP Prime Minister 10 Downing Street London SW1A 2AA 31 January 2013 Dear Prime Minister LABOUR’S SCORCHED NEWCASTLE BUDGET We all understand the challenges the country faces but it is clear that, after years of being taken for granted by Labour, Newcastle is now being let down by your
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Response to the Scorched Newcastle Budget

The general secretary of Newcastle’s only independent political party has today published its response to the consultation on the Newcastle City Council budget proposals. Ernie Shorton expressed concern on behalf of the Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party about many of the proposals contained in the budget,
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