In the Outer West of Newcastle, Lemington Ward comprises Blucher, Lemington Village, Lemington Rise, West Denton Park, Bell’s Close, Dumpling Hall and South West Denton.
Local campaigners and Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party spokespeople for Lemington are John Gordon (pictured left) and Sarah Armstrong (pictured with John Hall) have had a long association with this area. They both have a proven track record of action locally.
Birchfield Gardens Slip Road
Newcastle First campaigners and local residents are celebrating after Highways England is planning to look at retaining the exit from South West Denton when it makes proposed changes to the A1.
Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party leader Jason Smith (pictured) was amongst those who supported local residents to fight the proposal. Although councillors claimed the credit, they refused to sign the community petition.