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 →


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 →


Safer Streets

DOREEN is seeking assurances about the future of the crossing patrols at the Corner House and at Cragside following suggestions that the Labour council is  reducing spend on schemes from … Continue Reading →


High Heaton Residents Survey

Thanks to the hundreds of residents who returned our special “Spring Clean” High Heaton Estate resident survey during February – as ever, we are grateful for your responses and feedback … Continue Reading →


Foul Behaviour

We are aware of ever-increasing complaints from across our area about the increasing prevalence of dog fouling. We know most owners – including GREG! – are responsible and “bag it … Continue Reading →


unnecessary plans to repave

Newton Place – Unnecessary plans to repave.

Pressure from DOREEN has paid off – we have persuaded the council to rethink unnecessary plans to repave  the  area in front of Newton Road shops in favour of  repairs … Continue Reading →