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Budget: Government funding commitment needed to make sure all Stroud homes are warm and to set up local/national government climate task force

The government must commit to funding innovations proposed by the Green Party if all residents of Stroud District are to get the chance to live in properly insulated and warm homes, said Stroud-based economist Molly Scott Cato ahead of the Chancellor’s Budget tomorrow (October 27). Molly, who is the Green Party’s Finance & Economy spokesperson, […]

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Conservative Group Leader says wearing masks in council meeting is ‘unreasonable’ – in district with the country’s second-highest increase in COVID rate

Stroud District Green Party has today issued the following press release, condemning the “intolerable” attitude towards Covid safety of the Conservative Group leader on the district council. The leader of the Conservative Group of Councillors on Stroud District Council has said that he believes it was “unreasonable” to ask Councillors to wear a mask while […]

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Greens tape their mouths shut as gesture of sadness over incinerator protesters being silenced

Two local Green Party members made an impromptu visual statement by taping their mouths shut to show their sadness at the forced winding-up of incinerator campaign group Community R4C. Cllr Adrian Oldman and party activist Alan Mossman (left and right in picture) stuck masking tape over their mouths while visiting Stroud town centre, as a […]

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Global Day of Action for Climate Justice: join vigil in Stroud on November 6

Stroud residents of all political persuasions will be joining a Vigil for the Planet on Saturday November 6 to mark the Global Day of Action for Climate Justice. The event, from 12 noon until 12.30 on the corner of High Street and Kendrick Street, can be joined by anyone who is concerned about the lack […]

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Javelin Park incinerator latest: our response as Gloucestershire County Council asks court to shut down Community R4C

Just a week after the long-delayed auditor’s report into the Javelin Park incinerator was finally presented to Gloucestershire County Council’s audit committee, the council is continuing with legal action to forcibly close down Community R4C, the Community Benefit Company that has brought the incinerator contract procurement irregularities to light. There will be an online hearing […]

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