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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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Zoë John elected in Hollingdean and Stanmer By-Election

7th May 2021 | Comments Off on Zoë John elected in Hollingdean and Stanmer By-Election

Zoë John has been elected in Hollingdean and Stanmer ward, gaining the seat from Labour. Councillor Zoë John, newly elected Green councillor for Hollingdean & Stanmer said: “I’m absolutely thrilled to have been elected as a new Green councillor for Hollingdean & Stanmer ward, I cannot wait to get to work joining Cllr Martin Osborne to […]

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Council to expand support to communities through the pandemic

29th April 2021 | Comments Off on Council to expand support to communities through the pandemic

Brighton and Hove City Council yesterday (28 April) approved new plans for managing the city’s response to the pandemic, including more funding for schools, food banks, and those who need to self-isolate. Brighton and Hove City Council has agreed to extend the support given to communities in responding to the pandemic, approving an allocation of […]

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“We will keep fighting” say Greens as academy trust sponsor appointed for Moulsecoomb Primary

20th April 2021 | Comments Off on “We will keep fighting” say Greens as academy trust sponsor appointed for Moulsecoomb Primary

Greens stand with campaigners, staff and unions to reject takeover by Pioneer Academy Greens have vowed to continue the campaign to fight the conversion of Moulsecoomb Primary into an academy after a sponsor was announced today. The government’s Department for Education has appointed Pioneer Academy as the sponsor for the school, despite strong community, union […]

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