In or Out?

The European Referendum came to Newcastle upon Tyne today as both the Vote Leave and the Stronger In campaigns came to town. Firstly Boris Johnson delivered a speech to vote leave activists which, other than three or four people who heckled from the back otherwise went down well to a crowded room in the Centre forContinue reading “In or Out?”

Grassroots – Eaglescliffe

British Prime Minister David Cameron visited Icon Plastics in Eaglescliffe today. The extremely brief visit to the plastics manufacturing factory which is situated in the region’s most marginal constituency of Stockton South comes as part of the Conservative Party UK tour campaign ahead of the General Election on May 7th when Britain goes to the polls on what isContinue reading “Grassroots – Eaglescliffe”

Grassroots – Eston

Labour Party members were out on a cold and snowy afternoon in Eston recently to knock on some doors and meet some of the residents as they work the campaign trail on the build up to the general election this coming May. Labour party candidate for the election in May, Anna Turley led the afternoon’sContinue reading “Grassroots – Eston”

Grassroots – Dormanstown

The Labour shadow Justice Minister Dan Jarvis MP visited Dormanstown in Redcar earlier today. The visit comes on day eight of a nine day national tour ahead of Labour’s general election campaign and Mr Jarvis heard about the challenges of providing neighbourhood policing after government cuts to police funding and force numbers as well asContinue reading “Grassroots – Dormanstown”

Sold to the people

A community group on Teesside called the Friends of Eston Hills celebrated with champagne and picnic’s today as they enjoyed the warm weather on the rocky summit of Eston Nab, the summit of the Eston hills after being successful in their bid to buy this part of the hill. The Eston hills overlook the outskirtsContinue reading “Sold to the people”