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Council ups estimate of cost for Moulsecoomb Primary academisation

25th June 2021 | Comments Off on Council ups estimate of cost for Moulsecoomb Primary academisation

New figures show that the academisation of Moulsecoomb Primary will cost council over £300,000 Figures released this week show the academisation of Moulsecoomb Primary will cost Brighton and Hove City Council over £300,000. Previously released figures showed this cost to be at least £209,000, therefore presenting a £108,000 increase. In a report going to the […]

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More support needed for children as government plan to address loss of learning falls short of the mark

7th June 2021 | Comments Off on More support needed for children as government plan to address loss of learning falls short of the mark

Local action continues as government plan fails to tackle impact of pandemic on education and disadvantage Greens have raised the need for continued support to disadvantaged pupils in the city, criticising ‘inadequate’ government proposals to help children catch up on lost learning during the pandemic. It follows an announcement last week that the government plans […]

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Let’s work together to achieve positive change for our city, says Green Council on World Environment Day

5th June 2021 | Comments Off on Let’s work together to achieve positive change for our city, says Green Council on World Environment Day
World Environment Day

Green Councillors are today celebrating World Environment Day with a call to action for the community to get involved Greens have today reaffirmed commitments to work together with community, businesses, schools and other local organisations to help lower emissions by 2030, asking people across the city to contribute to help tackle climate change. Everyone can […]

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Greens introduce plans to consult on fairer access to school places in city.

4th June 2021 | Comments Off on Greens introduce plans to consult on fairer access to school places in city.

Following commitments earlier in the year, Greens have today announced plans for a school places consultation in Brighton and Hove. Greens have today announced plans to consult widely on the future of school places in Brighton and Hove. In a report going to the Children, Young People and Skills committee in two weeks, councillors are […]

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Greens celebrate the contribution of people across the city for volunteers week

4th June 2021 | Comments Off on Greens celebrate the contribution of people across the city for volunteers week

Power of volunteering an amazing force in our city and in tackling Covid-19 pandemic Green councillors have paid tribute to the efforts of volunteers in Brighton & Hove this Volunteers Week, 1-7 June. From litter picks, to befriending – or being a charity trustee, volunteers play a varied and vital role in the city, supporting […]

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Retraction

4th June 2021 | Comments Off on Retraction

In reference to a response published in The Argus on Monday While we are grateful for the input of organisations like Possability People, an independent organisation, our statement wrongly implied they were part of the new Active & Inclusive Travel Forum. This was not our intention. Possability People are a vital organisation in the city […]

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Green Council offers ‘cooperative’ support to tenants and landlords as eviction-ban ends

31st May 2021 | Comments Off on Green Council offers ‘cooperative’ support to tenants and landlords as eviction-ban ends

As the ban evictions ends today, councillors have extended an offer of support to both landlords and tenants to ensure tenants aren’t left homeless.  The ban on bailiff-enforced evictions, which ends today, Monday 31st May 2021, has sparked concern among councillors, who say the ban lifting could lead to an increase in homelessness.  Evictions were temporarily banned during the pandemic, but the ban has now been […]

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Greens push for greener school meals

20th May 2021 | Comments Off on Greens push for greener school meals

Deputy Chair of the Children, Young People and Skills Committee has written to the education secretary to request changes to school meal standards Greens have written to education minister Gavin Williamson asking for a change to the rules that apply to school meals, so that schools can encourage children to adopt healthy eating habits while […]

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Green Council commits to using new powers to support refugees at risk of rough sleeping following court judgement

13th May 2021 | Comments Off on Green Council commits to using new powers to support refugees at risk of rough sleeping following court judgement

In a letter sent to Sanctuary on Sea, Voices in Exile and Thousand for Thousand Council leader Phélim Mac Cafferty has committed to doing what it can to support refugees at risk of rough sleeping. Brighton and Hove City Council has today confirmed that following a recent court judgement issued against the council, that it […]

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Europe Day: Greens encourage EU Citizens to apply for Settlement Scheme ahead of June Deadline

9th May 2021 | Comments Off on Europe Day: Greens encourage EU Citizens to apply for Settlement Scheme ahead of June Deadline

Brighton and Hove Green Party is today reminding EU Citizens in the City to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) ahead of the 30th June 2021 deadline.  EU Citizens have less than 7 weeks to apply for settled status to stay in the UK, as the EUSS closes for applications on 30th June 2021.    As the […]

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Brighton Hove Green Party news release title: Greens lead the call for local authorities to have representation at COP26