Tag Archives: Michael MacDonald

‘If it can happen to Don, it can happen to anyone’ campaign launch

Press Release 16 March 2013 A campaign has been launched to defend a youth worker who was arrested and taken from his home by Newcastle police late at night, following an earlier incident involving Nick Forbes, the Labour councillor who … Continue reading

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Statement from Save Our Services

It is with regret that the Save Our Services (SOS) campaign group finds itself in a position whereby it is necessary to defend the actions of one of its members. We believe this necessary not just with regard to the … Continue reading

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Newcastle Council Leader Nick Forbes orders the arrest of leading campaigner following 16 February march

A leading anti-cuts campaigner was arrested in his home last Saturday night after verbally challenging Newcastle’s Labour council leader Nick Forbes about the cuts budget he is implementing. Mr MacDonald (known to most people as Don) was served a fixed penalty … Continue reading

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