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Cut Councillors Not Services

Newcastle’s only independent political party has today called for a reduction in councillors to save money and increase accountability. The Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party proposes: Halving the number of councillors from 78 to 39; Replacing 26 three member wards with 39 single member wards; Exposing lazy
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Hands Off Our Green Belt

“Hands off our green belt” is the message delivered to Newcastle City Council by the Leader of the Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party at the end of a three month consultation about the local development core strategy. Newcastle First campaigners argue that the council is over-estimating the number of houses
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A Bold New Vision for Newcastle

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. The party’s aim is to win back the city from the politician councillors
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A Valentine Message to the City

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. It says the national politics of the mainstream LibDem, Labour and Tory parties are failing the people of Newcastle and
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