May 2016 North Heaton Focus

DOREEN wants to say a very big THANK YOU to the voters of Heaton, High Heaton, and Cochrane Park for once again placing their trust in her to represent their … Continue Reading →


Doreen Says

Thank you for the kind wishes, good luck messages and very positive comments I’ve received; but most of all thanks for voting and putting your trust in me to look … Continue Reading →


FOCUS Action File – Resident survey responses

DOREEN and GREG regularly conduct resident surveys in the different neighbourhoods which make up North Heaton ward, helping us to keep in touch with local concerns and press the council … Continue Reading →


Doreen fights to save 553 bus (old number 3 service) – again!

DOREEN is fighting to protect the 553 bus service reintroduced in High Heaton and Cochrane Park following a long campaign by your Lib Dem FOCUS Team – the former number … Continue Reading →


Let’s Stay Together: Boundary Review

In the last FOCUS we reported on the boundary review which will redraw council ward boundaries in 2018. We backed restoring a Heaton ward south of the Coast Road. However, … Continue Reading →


Sackville Road’s Yellow Lines

The council is currently advertising proposals to create additional double yellow lines at the junction of Sackville Road and Whitefield Terrace. This is not at our instigation but has come … Continue Reading →


Doreen in Housing call for Hospital Land

DOREEN is pressing the NHS for faster action to redevelop the vacant land at the Walkergate Hospital site. DOREEN recently met with the chief executive of Newcastle NHS Hospitals Trust … Continue Reading →


Standing Tall

Last year your North Heaton Councillors DOREEN and GREG joined Lib Dem colleagues for Dene Ward to allocate funds from the council’s Wellbeing Fund for a scheme to prevent falls … Continue Reading →


Notorious fugitive apprehended!

We were pleased to see on a recent visit to Jesmond Dene that Peter the Peacock is safely back in his enclosure with his girlfriend Perrie! The striking pair escaped recently … Continue Reading →


Newcastle’s Lib Dem Opposition have set out an alternative Budget for the City Council

Newcastle’s Lib Dem Opposition have set out an alternative Budget for the City Council offering a better deal for North Heaton residents and a better way for Newcastle – a … Continue Reading →