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Parklands Ward

Parklands Ward is in the north of Gosforth, to the north of the Metro line and either side of the Great North Road, to the east of the A1, up to the northern boundary of the city. Following boundary changes in May 2018, it includes Garden Village, which was part of the East Gosforth ward.

At the latest elections to Newcastle City Council in May 2021, Pauline Allen was returned with 1927 votes, a majority of 1079 over the Conservatives, after a 5-way contest

COVID Restrictions Information

From midnight Monday 4 January 2021 England entered a new national lockdown.

With restrictions changing frequently, we are publishing regular updates on local COVID restrictions via Parklands eFocus.

To receive Parklands eFocus regularly (more news, more quickly) in addition to the regular Parklands Focus through your door, which is produced and delivered without cost to taxpayers, email "subscribe" and your post code to robin.ashby@newcastle-libdems.org.uk

COVID Links

Newcastle City Council: https://www.newcastle.gov.uk/services/public-health-wellbeing-and-leisure/public-health-services/coronavirus-covid-19

UK Government National Lockdown for England (from midnight Monday 4 January 2021): National lockdown: Stay at Home - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

UK Government National Lockdown for England - detailed guidance (downloadable leaflet): NationalLockdownGuidance.pdf (publishing.service.gov.uk)

UK Government National Lockdown for England - summary poster: COVID-19_England_Lockdown_Poster__Digital___1_.pdf (publishing.service.gov.uk)

Covid-19 Roadmap - The UK Government has outlined a roadmap out of the current national lockdown across England. The first stages are due to commence on 8 March and continue in stages until at least 21 June. A summary is presented below. Full details of the Roadmap are available at: COVID-19 Response - Spring 2021 - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Covid Roadmap

Local Exercise During Lockdown - The Parklands Environmental & Historical Walk

Measured Mile

Looking for a local walk during lockdown?

Why not try this circular route around North Gosforth - starting & finishing at Three Mile Inn?

Details and route available by following the link:

https://www.plotaroute.com/route/1428097?units=miles

A commentary on the route written by Robin is available to download as well:

Commentry

Hope you enjoy your walk!

About the Parklands Ward Focus Team

Team Parklands 2019 (Newcastle Liberal Democrats)Following on from their predecessors of some 45 years, your three Liberal Democrats Focus Team councillors (seen here with former Lord Mayor David Down) work hard to represent you. Their promise is "service and action all year round" so please contact them with any queries or issues :

Cllr Pauline Allen pauline.allen@newcastle-libdems.org.uk

Pauline was first elected to Newcastle City Council in 2004

Cllr Robin Ashby robin.ashby@newcastle-libdems.org.uk

Robin was first elected to Newcastle City Council in 2014

Cllr Christine Morrissey christine.morrissey@newcastle-libdems.org.uk

Christine was first elected to Newcastle City Council in 2019

Currently, councillor surgeries are suspended due to COVID-19 regulations.

Normally, you can meet your councillors in person at their monthly surgeries at:

Northern Rugby Football Club (ground floor) - 1st Saturday of each month - 11.30am to 12noon

Gosforth High Street - 1st Saturday of each month - 10.00am to 12 noon

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