Green Party Councillors at Brighton and Hove Town Hove

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Below are a collection of blogs published by the Green Group.

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Covid-19: continuing to push for answers

By greengroup | 3rd April 2020 | Comments Off on Covid-19: continuing to push for answers

In his fortnightly column, Cllr Phélim Mac Cafferty, Convenor of the Green Group of Councillors, writes on the questions green councillors are continuing to ask. A fortnight ago I wrote […]

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Time to rethink local budget cuts on International Day of People with Disabilities

By greengroup | 3rd December 2019 | Comments Off on Time to rethink local budget cuts on International Day of People with Disabilities

Today is International Day of People with Disabilities, a day on which we acknowledge and promote the voice, dignity, rights and well-being of the millions of disabled people worldwide, in […]

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Standing in solidarity with the trans community this trans day of remembrance – now and always

By greengroup | 20th November 2019 | Comments Off on Standing in solidarity with the trans community this trans day of remembrance – now and always

Once again, this year we stand together for Transgender Day of Remembrance on 20th November 2019. […]

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Why public toilets are an equalities issue

By greengroup | 18th November 2019 | Comments Off on Why public toilets are an equalities issue

I vividly remember my disappointment as a small child when an invitation to “spend a penny” turned out to be a visit not to the nearest sweet shop but to […]

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Britain’s roads need to be safer for the benefit of all road users

By greengroup | 18th November 2019 | Comments Off on Britain’s roads need to be safer for the benefit of all road users

Road safety week is upon us again. Seven days to highlight the biggest single killer of under 25s, 168 hours to focus on an issue that takes the lives of […]

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“Libraries help to combat the full spectrum of economic, social and environmental issues we currently face”

By greengroup | 10th October 2019 | Comments Off on “Libraries help to combat the full spectrum of economic, social and environmental issues we currently face”

When I was growing up in London we would regularly visit the local public library and spend hours choosing and reading books. I loved the high-ceilinged Victorian building, the sense […]

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We must end the continued disruption to Home to School Transport

By hannahclare | 1st October 2019 | Comments Off on We must end the continued disruption to Home to School Transport
Home to School Transport Brighton

Nearly a month into the school term, and our city’s children with disabilities are still facing huge challenges with their transport to school. Over the last few weeks, Green Councillors […]

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The wellbeing factor from green spaces can’t be underestimated

By greengroup | 12th August 2019 | Comments Off on The wellbeing factor from green spaces can’t be underestimated

Cllr Sue Shanks, Deputy Convenor of the Green Group, blogs for National Allotment Week This week is National Allotments Week, a week to celebrate the community value of allotments. With […]

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Refugees are welcome in Brighton and Hove

By hannahclare | 21st June 2019 | Comments Off on Refugees are welcome in Brighton and Hove
refugee week

This post has been written by Cllr Phélim Mac Cafferty, Convenor of the Green Group on Brighton and Hove City Council. This week is Refugee Week – an important point […]

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All I need is the air that I breathe…

By hannahclare | 20th June 2019 | Comments Off on All I need is the air that I breathe…
Clean Air Day

This post has been written by Cllr Lizzie Deane, Councillor for St Peter’s and North Laine Ward and Chair of the Health, Overview and Scruitiny Committee. Today, Thursday 20th June, […]

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