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“This isn’t right” – Caroline responds to record-breaking winter temperature

Responding to reports from the Met Office that temperatures today surpassed 20 degrees for the first time on record, Green Party MP Caroline Lucas said: “I like spending an afternoon in the sunshine as much as anyone, but it’s impossible to shake the feeling that this isn’t right. After last year’s unprecedented global heatwave and […]

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Meet Green Lord Mayor Magic Magid in Brighton

Magid Magid, the Lord Mayor of Sheffield and Green Party Councillor, is joining us in Brighton on 27th February. On the 27th February ‘Magic Magid’ is heading south to share his amazing story from Somali refugee to the headline grabbing first citizen of Sheffield. His inaugural Mayors photo went viral, he made a bold, public stand against Donald […]

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Stand with young people speaking out on climate inaction, say Greens

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Young people’s future at risk without urgent change Brighton and Hove Green Councillors have expressed their support for young people speaking out about climate change as part of a ‘youth strike for climate’ taking place on Friday, 15th February. Local school and university students are expected to join together in central Brighton as part of […]

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Support local energy groups after government renewable energy scheme ends, say Greens

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People should not be forced to choose ‘between heating and eating.’ Green Councillor Phélim Mac Cafferty has urged the council to do more to support community energy projects as a government scheme designed to promote renewables comes to an end. The ‘Feed-In Tariff’ scheme (FiTs) provides a payment to businesses or households generating their own […]

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Greens celebrate the contribution of the LGBT community this LGBT History Month

Green Councillors have spoken out in support of city-wide celebrations of LGBT history month this February. Greens are encouraging residents to explore, learn and celebrate the contribution of the LGBT community through a series of events taking place across the city. This year’s LGBT history month marks 50 years on from the Stonewall Riots, a critical moment […]

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Greens publish vision for development in the city as City Plan Part Two response released

Response to city development plan from Green Group made public Green Councillors have published their response to Brighton and Hove City Council’s development plan, City Plan Part Two, including new ideas for affordable housing and sustainable transport they say will enable the city to thrive into the future. The response submitted by Green Councillors is […]

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