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NEWCASTLE EAST

The constituency is formed from the following wards (defined under the boundaries which changed at 3rd May 2018) in the great City of Newcastle upon Tyne :

  • Byker (The Byker Wall Estate, St. Peter's and part of Walker)
  • Dene (Part of Gosforth, Benton and Cochrane Park)
  • North Heaton (High Heaton around Coast Road)
  • North Jesmond
  • Ouseburn (All of Shieldfield, Ouseburn, part of Quayside and part of Byker)
  • South Heaton (most of Heaton around Chillingham Road)
  • South Jesmond (Jesmond, Jesmond Vale and part of the City Centre)
  • Walker (Walker Riverside and St. Anthony's Estate)
  • Walkergate (Walkergate, Walkerville and part of Walker)

Tom Gordon NLD chair 2017-18Tom Gordon has been elected to be the Liberal Democrats candidate for the constituency at next the General Election





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  • Article: Apr 16, 2018

    https://youtu.be/AGw93q_XRTI Under the Liberal Democrats from 3rd May, Newcastle upon Tyne would be a better, fairer, kinder place to live, work, study and bring up a young family.

  • Article: Apr 7, 2018
    Newcastle Liberal Democrats have formally announced the successful nomination of their citywide candidates for the May 3rd Newcastle City Council elections.
    The party aims to reduce Labour's majority on the council and increase the 20-strong Liberal Democrats Opposition group in the council chamber. The party is fielding 35 candidates who are serving councillors or have previous council experience. One third of the party's candidates are women, and 6 are from BME backgrounds.
  • Newcastle Lib Dem Focus team 2018
    Article: Apr 7, 2018

    Vince Cable launches the Liberal Democrats local government campaign for May elections https://www.facebook.com/VinceCableForTwickenham/videos/1762217607176990/

  • Garden waste
    Article: Apr 4, 2018

    The Liberal Democrats in Newcastle have welcomed the announcement today on the extension of the garden waste contracts for 2017/18. Here's today's announcement from the City Council :

    Garden Waste - Missed Collections

    "Due to the recent extreme weather conditions, a number of households missed one or two of their planned garden waste collections. To put this right we are extending the 2017/18 garden waste year by 3 weeks, from 22nd May to 8th June so that valued customers receive all 20 collections. This means that the new 2018/19 garden waste service will commence on 12thJune 2018. We will be sending information out about this soon. Thank you for your support."

  • Gosforth ward surgery 2016
    Event: May 5, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Gosforth High Street NE3

    Gosforth councillors will be on Gosforth High Street on the first Saturday of every month, outside the Shopping Centre (look out for the umbrella and the sandwich board)

    This is in addition to private Councillor surgeries which are advertised widely and regularly.

    We look forward to seeing you to discuss issues of concern, or just to say hello!

  • Buses
    Article: Mar 26, 2018

    Arriva admits it has taken 10 hybrid buses out of the North East to be used in Leeds (to avoid £100 fines??) instead but insists it has replaced them with other low-polluting models - but only Euro level 5 rather than level 6 like Sapphire buses running on some of our roads. Full story here https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/arriva-deny-north-east-air-14456535

  • Article: Mar 24, 2018
  • Recycling
    Article: Mar 21, 2018

    First highlighted by the Liberal Democrats, now being covered by local media. Cllr Griff Kane will be on BBC Radio Newcaste Drivetime on the subject this afternoon. https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/how-much-people-newcastle-costing-14435877#ICID=sharebar_twitter

  • Article: Mar 8, 2018

    For the second year in a row, council tax payers in Newcastle face an inflation-busting 5% hike in charges as tax demands come through the doors. Liberal Democrats hold both the Labour Council and the Conservative Government responsible for this, and spoke strongly at Newcastle City Council in the face of attacks from the ruling Labour Party.

  • Alan Shearer Green, Grange
    Petition: Mar 6, 2018

    We residents of Grange Estate, Gosforth, and football fans everywhere, call upon Newcastle City Council and other appropriate authorities to name the green in the centre of Park Avenue, Grange after the England and Newcastle captain, and still the Premiership's leading goal scorer, Alan Shearer OBE.