Gosforth & the North

Gosforth & the North

Communal Bin Chaos

Residents have condemned Labour’s latest savage cut which could see the removal of thousands of bins from Newcastle. They are pressing ahead with the roll out of the controversial communal bins across the city. In areas where they have been introduced, residents have complained that the communal bins are filled
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Labour’s Controversial Parks Proposal

Labour’s Controversial Parks Proposal Unveiled   Kim McGuinness, Labour councillor for Lemington, has admitted that there has been “a notable decline” in the quality of play areas in Newcastle since Labour took control of the council and that it is now “policy to remove play equipment rather than
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School Crossing Patrols Nick-ed

As school crossing patrols disappear across Newcastle, the Leader of the Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party has described his anger at the loss of such a vital service. Jason Smith said: “The Labour administration protected councillor jobs by insisting that Newcastle needs to keep its 78 councillors.
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Say No to Councillor Pay Increase and Save School Crossing Patrols

The Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party is calling on Newcastle’s city councillors to vote against a proposal to give the Leader of Council a 42% increase in pay at its February meeting. The salary increase for the Leader is part of package of proposals that has the potential to add £90,772 to the pay bill
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