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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →


Three way split looming for North Heaton?

As mentioned in our last Focus, ward boundary changes are planned for the council in 2018. Lib Dems back a reduction in the number of councillors as  councillors shouldn’t be … Continue Reading →


Proud of our Parks

DOREEN and GREG have been working to support the efforts of volunteers who are seeking to safeguard and enhance our local parks following council cutbacks. We would like to commend … Continue Reading →