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Delaying introduction of MUP will cost lives, warns Balance

At least 75 North-East lives will be lost if the Government delays the introduction of a minimum unit price (MUP) in England for five years, the region’s alcohol office has warned.

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Mary Glindon MP.

Alcohol work at crucial time

Many of us abandon alcohol for a ‘dry January’ following the seasonal festivities.

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Killingworth Centre.
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Have your say on priorities

Firstly, I would like to wish everyone in North Tyneside a Happy New Year and best wishes for 2018.

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North Tyneside General Hospital

This winter crisis is worse

Hearing the words NHS winter crisis as we enter what is the 70th anniversary year of the NHS, cynics may ask what is different about this winter.

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MP Mary Glindon.

New year, new challenges

I hope you had a great Christmas. This new year, 2018, will bring so many challenges and government decisions that will affect us all for decades.

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MP Alan Campbell.

Let’s see more clarity in 2018

The year 2017 saw the passing of actor Rodney Bewes.

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MP Mary Glindon.

Final deal must be good for all

Well, that was the year that was, wasn’t it?

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Coun Nick Forbes, leader of Newcastle City Council, Norma Redfearn, Elected Mayor for North Tyneside,  and Coun Peter Jackson, leader of Northumberland County Council.

North of Tyne devolution: Next stage begins

The ball is now rolling on the process of implementing the North of Tyne devolution deal after the three councils involved signed it off and launched a public consultation.

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Elected Mayor Norma Redfearn. Picture by Jane Coltman

Devolution deal is exciting

This has been a busy year for North Tyneside and we’ve achieved some great things with our residents, businesses and partners.

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The Forum Shopping Centre in Wallsend.

A worthwhile trade group

Small businesses across the country have just marked the annual and increasingly high-profile Small Business Saturday, which marks the importance of such enterprises to the economy.

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Alan Campbell, MP for Tynemouth.

Budget lacking in investment

The test of a modern budget seems to be whether it survives past the weekend before it falls apart.

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Norma Redfearn, Elected Mayor for North Tyneside.

North of Tyne devolution deal details revealed

The 815,000 people living in North Tyneside, Northumberland and Newcastle and will vote for a new directly-elected mayor who will have new powers in housing, planning and skills.

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Mary Glindon MP for North Tyneside.

Fire service faces crisis

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) faces a major crisis, which MPs from the north east are uniting to fight in parliament.

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Coun Peter Jackson, leader of Northumberland County Council, and Coun Nick Forbes, leader of Newcastle City Council, discuss the North of Tyne devolution deal at Westminster.

Council leader welcomes North of Tyne devolution deal

A devolution deal for Northumberland, Newcastle and North Tyneside was confirmed in yesterday’s Budget.

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Unveiling of the Fiddler's Green statue in North Shields which is dedicated to fishermen who have lost their lives after leaving the port.
Alan Campbell MP
 Picture by Jane Coltman

Don’t sell out fishing trade

Consider the humble prawn, on many shopping lists and menus and the mainstay of the fishing industry in North Shields, England’s biggest prawn port.

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Elected Mayor Norma Redfearn.  Picture by Jane Coltman

Spending cuts are a challenge

As elected Mayor of North Tyneside I am committed to protecting our most vulnerable residents and safeguarding the services that you tell me are most important to you and your family.

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Remembrance service at Whitley Bay-MP Alan Campbell.
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Commitment to remember

Across our area there are many ordinary people doing extraordinary things.

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MP Mary Glindon.

Vaping helping smokers quit

I am not a smoker myself, and nor are most British people now.

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Alan Campbell, MP for Tynemouth.

Bill to protect the protectors

Friday is the first of 13 sitting days in which backbench MPs have a chance to change the law through Private Members’ Bills.

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Mary Glindon MP for North Tyneside.

Condition must be recognised

A local support group has contacted me to raise awareness of Fibromyalgia.

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