ABOUT US


Newcastle First has had to be registered by law as a political party to be able to field candidates in elections.


We are totally based in Newcastle with the aim of fighting in the interests of Newcastle’s many communities. We always put Newcastle First.


If you would be interested in getting involved in our campaign for change, please contact us through one of the following methods:

Mail: mail@newcastlefirst.co.uk?subject=Information Request

It’s Time to Put Newcastle First

Published and promoted by Jason Smith on behalf of the Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party, both at 74 Falstone Avenue, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 7SG




Save Our Slip Road

Local residents have expressed their anger at plans by Highways England to close a link road from South West Denton at Birchfield Gardens to the northbound A1.


Newcastle Should Have Its Own Energy Company

The Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party is calling for Newcastle City Council to follow the lead of Bristol and Nottingham and create its own energy company.


Call for Referendum on the Scorched Newcastle Budget

The Newcastle First campaign organisation is today calling on Newcastle City Council to ask residents for their views on its Scorched Newcastle Budget. This could be through a local referendum or a series of by-elections.


Newcastle First 2nd Birthday

Newcastle First reaches a landmark second birthday today.


Newcastle First Welcomes New Member

A senior Conservative from Newcastle has today announced his decision to join Newcastle's only community based, independent political party.


Response to the Scorched Newcastle Budget

Newcastle First has responded to the council consultation on Newcastle’s budget.


Questions for Councillors on City Council Budget

Newcastle’s only independent political party has  announced that  its Lemington Spokesman Jason Smith will address councillors on the council budget consultation.


Cut Councillors Not Services

Newcastle’s only independent political party has today called for a reduction in councillors to save money and increase accountability.


Charity Begins at Home, Prime Minister

Newcastle’s only independent party has today called on David Cameron to confirm in his speech tomorrow that the UK will have an in-or-out referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU.


Council Must Learn Lessons from Newburn

Newcastle First campaigners are calling for lessons to be learnt after a flood and planning failure has made parts of Newburn Ward look like a disaster movie.


Heads Should Roll Over Newburn Flood

Newcastle’s only independent party has today demanded that Newcastle City Council, Northumberland Estates and Dunelm Homes each take responsibility for their part in the misery they have brought to Newburn.


Hands Off Our Greenbelt

“Hands off our green belt” is the message delivered to Newcastle City Council by the Leader of the Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party at the end of a three month consultation about the local development core strategy.


Thank You For Your Support

Newcastle First has thanked Newcastle residents for their support in the recent local elections.


Newcastle First 2012 Manifesto Launched

Independent campaign group Newcastle First, registered with the Electoral Commission as the Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party, has this week launched its manifesto for the local elections.


Local Election Campaign Launched

The Newcastle upon Tyne Community First Party has this week launched its campaign for the local elections.


Independent Party’s First Birthday

Supporters of Newcastle’s local independent party have today celebrated the first anniversary of the organisation’s launch.


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