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Who we are:

CAST is a hub for:

  • local campaigns
  • the exchange of information and ideas
  • a forum for solutions
  • a link to outside organisations and groups


What we offer:

  • a forum to propose innovative thinking
  • a place to develop and campaign for policies beneficial to the area
  • a supportive, inclusive environmentan independent voice
  • a chance for community groups to come to together


What we are NOT:

  • an alternative to local authority/services
  • party political
  • a forum to simply complain


How we can work:

  • raise local awareness
  • local media coverage
  • coordination of local campaign action
  • create petitions & formal presentations to local authorities/services


Aims:

  • to represent the diverse views of the community of South Tyneside
  • to support campaigns to protect services, amenities and the environment
  • to hold to account the work of all local authority, health and other public bodies
  • to learn from and respond to the community’s concerns about the issues important to them
  • to develop, propose and advocate policies that enhance the well-being of the community as a whole


CAST pledges to:

  • represent the diverse views of our community
  • support campaigns to protect our services, amenities and environment
  • hold the work of all local authority, health and public bodies to account
  • learn from and respond to community concerns
  • develop, propose and advocate policies to enhance the well-being of our community as a whole