Dene & South Gosforth Focus Team

Henry Gallagher, Karen Robinson & Wendy Taylor

Working hard for Dene & South Gosforth all year round

Henry Gallagher, Karen Robinson and Wendy Taylor are the elected councillors for Dene and South Gosforth Ward on Newcastle City Council. They work hard throughout the year to address local problems and issues and to ensure that the voices of Dene and South Gosforth's residents are heard in the Council Chamber.

The Focus Team have a long unbroken record of listening to local people and keeping in touch through regular Focus newsletters. In addition, the Team also use this web page, eFocus and social media to keep local people informed about what is happening across the ward.

Wendy, Karen and Henry are also part of the 23 strong Liberal Democrats Official Opposition Group on Newcastle City Council, holding the current Labour administration to account and pressing for change to improve our area and the wider city. 

Karen Robinson, Henry Gallagher and Wendy Taylor (l to r)

How to Contact the Focus Team

Do you have a problem or issue?

You can contact the Dene and South Gosforth Focus Team in the following ways:

Email us at: or just click on the button below

Call us by phone:

  • Councillor Henry Gallagher - 07947 655396
  • Councillor Karen Robinson - 0191 265 7813
  • Councillor Wendy Taylor - 0191 281 7018

Meet us at our regular surgeries: 1st Saturday of the month 10 am - 12 noon Street Stall on Gosforth High Street (outside Boots) and 1st Thursday of each month at St George’s Church, Boundary Gardens 6.30pm – 7.30pm

Follow us on Twitter or Facebook

Dene and South Gosforth Local News

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Newcastle - Citywide

Protect our children from vaping

Cllr Wendy Taylor called for urgent Government action to regulate the sale of disposable vapes and prevent a public health catastrophe.

20 Jul 2023

Dene & South Gosforth eFocus - More News - More Quickly

Many residents tell us how much they appreciate receiving a copy of the local FOCUS newsletter through their letterbox - with local news and campaign updates from the Liberal Democrats.

If you would like to receive more frequent updates on issues and stories affecting your local neighbourhood then eFocus is for you - a regular email newsletter sent direct to your email inbox from the Dene & South Gosforth Focus Team. It is formatted to read easily on your computer, smart phone, tablet or other device.

If you would like to receive Dene & South Gosforth eFocus then sign up below.

Sign up to receive regular local eFocus newsletters

Would you like to receive regular updates on stories affecting your neighbourhood? We can send our local eFocus newsletter direct to your email inbox - so you can read it on your computer, smart phone or tablet.

You can opt-out at any time

The Liberal Democrats may use the information you provide, including your political opinions, to further our objectives and share it with our elected representatives. Any data we gather will be used in accordance with our privacy policy: You can exercise your rights and withdraw your consent to future communications by contacting us: or: DPO, Lib Dems, 1 Vincent Square, SW1P 2PN.

Dene & South Gosforth Liberal Democrats Focus Team - Service & Action All Year Round

Tackling local issues and listening to residents across Dene & South Gosforth Ward
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Police and Crime Survey

Have your say on local priorities for policing and community safety

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Climate Emergency Action

Local action is needed to tackle the Climate Emergency

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Improve Local Services Now

Our campaign for better council services across Newcastle

Karen, as Lord Mayor, leads the Christmas Carol Singing
Wendy & Henry at the Newcastle Pride march
Henry and South Gosforth local residents at the regular litter pick

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