Kenton Focus Team

Rob Austin

Working hard for Kenton all year round

Rob Ausin is the Focus Editor for Kenton Ward. He works hard throughout the year to address local problems and issues and to ensure that the voices of Kenton's residents are heard in the Council Chamber.

The Focus Team aims to listen to local people's concerns and issues and keep in touch through regular Focus newsletters throughout the year. In addition, the team now use this web page, eFocus and social media to keep local people informed about what is happening across the ward.

Rob works closely with 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. 


Rob Austin - Kenton Focus Editor

How to Contact the Focus Team

Do you have a problem or issue?

You can contact the Kenton Focus Team in the following ways:

Email us at: or just click on the button below

Call Rob Ausin on: 07564 428932

Follow us on Twitter or Facebook

Kenton Local News

Kenton 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 Kenton Focus Team. It is formatted to read easily on your computer, smart phone, tablet or other device.

If you would like to receive Kenton 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.

We will keep you up to date by email.

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.

Kenton Liberal Democrats Focus Team - Service & Action All Year Round

Tackling local issues and listening to residents across Kenton Ward
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Police and Crime Survey

Have your say on local priorities for policing and community safety

Petition form outside Boots - Kenton

Save Boots in Kenton

Petition to Save Boots the Chemist in Kenton

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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

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Campaign to save Boots in Kenton - click on the image to sign the Focus Team petition
Kenton Pharmacy
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Rob Austin (centre) and the Kenton Liberal Democrats Focus Team
Rob pictured by bushes and rubbish
Rob has reported the bushes and rubbish that need clearing on the Balmain Road 'Cut'
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Carsdale Road Garages - before Rob took action on the fly tipping
Carsdale Road Garages after rubbish removed
Carsdale Road Garages - After Rob took action on the fly tipping

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