Monday, 16 April 2007

Green Candidates standing on May 3rd

We’re concentrating on the new Morpeth North Central ward – where there are three Borough Councillors to be elected and five Town Councillors. We’re asking for one of your three Borough Council votes and two of your five Town Council votes

In Morpeth North Central:
Nic Best – standing for Castle Morpeth BC and Morpeth Town Council

Nic has served for eight years as a Borough Councillor and ten years as a Town Council for Morpeth North ward – and he still wants to be re-elected. Most recently, he has been a member of the Borough Council’s Executive in the all-party alliance and Chairman of the Markets Partnership. He is also Chairman of Northumberland Credit Union Ltd and a governor at Stobhillgate First School and he still finds time to do his ‘day job’ working for the Campaign to Protect Rural England.

And: Ron Forster – standing for Morpeth Town Council
Ron is Northumbrian born and has lived in Morpeth for nine years. He’s the minister of St George’s Church, is married to Shirley and has two sons, one at university in Edinburgh, and one in his final year at King Edward VI School. He was involved in the Morpeth Churches Action Group to save the Mount, is active in the Wansbeck Music Festival, on the Morpeth Gathering Committee, the Fair Trade Campaign and has been a school governor at Goosehill First School. In his spare time he enjoys drumming, playing in a ceilidh band and supporting Newcastle Falcons Rugby.

In Ponteland West: Peter Snowdon – standing for Castle Morpeth BC
Peter is a freelance documentary maker and his films include work on Palestine, on the foot & mouth crisis and on windturbines.

And in Stannington & Mitford: Paul Lawrence – standing for Castle Morpeth BC
Paul has travelled extensively in Iraq, Iran, Kazakhstan and Kyrgistan. He has a particular interest in Green social care policy and works at TyneMetro College.

1 comment:

voice of reason said...

Hi Nick
So the latest tree wasting lib dem leaflet tells me its a two horse race
[old nags !!!] and it goes on only lib dem will stop labour ! But can they stop diarrhoea. They probably can. cos they have the 'chancellor' and the 'conscience' of the council in the party. What next the 'constipator' who will block all the parking charges?