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Greens Call for A417 Rethink

15 March 2019

"Building new roads is like saying we’ll quit smoking after just one more cigarette.”

Big Ideas for a Carbon Neutral District

28 February 2019

On Tuesday, the Stroud District Green Party AGM, held at Stroud Brewery, opened with a public meeting inviting a panel of Councillors, party members and experts from the community to share their big ideas to help achieve Stroud District Council’s vision to be carbon neutral in just 11 years time.

South West Green MEP arrested in nuclear bombs protest in Belgium

20 February 2019

Green MEP for the South West, Molly Scott Cato, is one of three MEPs arrested after breaking into a Belgian military airbase to protest against its stockpiling of American B61 nuclear bombs [1]. The MEPs scaled the perimeter fence and blocked the runway, unfurling a banner which read: “Europe Free of Nuclear weapons.” The MEPs are currently being held in a local police station and being questioned. They are likely to be released later today.

County Council 2019 Budget a Missed Opportunity

13 February 2019

Green Party Councillors Rachel Smith and Eva Ward presented budget amendments to address climate change and public participation.

Green Calls for Climate Emergency Go National: Sign the Petition

13 February 2019

Yesterday, Green Party Co-Leader Sian Berry, and Bristol City Councillor Carla Denyer were on Channel 4's 'The Political Slot', talking about Green Party-led calls to declare a Climate Emergency, and take the action needed to address the current climate crisis. A petition has now started to call for a national declaration.

Green Party Call for Climate Conscious County Budget

08 February 2019

At the budget meeting of Gloucestershire County Council next week, the Green Party will bring forward budget amendments to put Gloucestershire County Council on track to tackling the current climate emergency, improving air quality and public health, and supporting small businesses in Gloucestershire.

Green Party statement on Extinction Rebellion action at Ebley Mill, 6 February

08 February 2019

As every new scientific study is published it becomes clearer and clearer that we are facing a climate emergency greater than we ever imagined. It is already leading to mass extinctions, forced migration and threats to our ways of life. We believe that this difficult message must be told plainly and clearly alongside information and actions to both radically reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and help us adapt to our changing future. We believe it is essential that all organisations work together to achieve this.

Innovative businesses face problems posed by Brexit

29 January 2019

Stroud businesses plan to register in Estonia and The Netherlands in bid to mitigate Brexit hit

Green MEP calls for safer cycling and pedestrian crossing on the A419

25 January 2019

Please sign petition to be presented to Gloucestershire County Council

Announcing Kevin Cranston as our Candidate for MP

23 January 2019

Stroud’s Mayor, Kevin Cranston, has been selected as the Parliamentary Candidate for the Stroud Constituency by Stroud District Green Party.

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