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“We will continue the fight for Moulsecoomb Primary,” say Green Councillors

4th March 2021 | Comments Off on “We will continue the fight for Moulsecoomb Primary,” say Green Councillors
Moulsecoomb Primary School

Brighton and Hove’s Green Council has pledged to continue fighting against the forced academisation of Moulsecoomb Primary Brighton and Hove’s Green Council has today reaffirmed its commitment to the Hands Off Moulsecoomb Primary Campaign, as news that three new academy sponsors are being considered. The campaign will relaunch with an online public meeting on Wednesday […]

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Brighton and Hove Green Party announces Zoë John as candidate for Hollingdean and Stanmer By-election

26th February 2021 | Comments Off on Brighton and Hove Green Party announces Zoë John as candidate for Hollingdean and Stanmer By-election

Brighton and Hove Green Party have today announced local resident  Zoë John as their candidate in the upcoming by-election in Hollingdean and Stanmer ward. Brighton and Hove City Council’s ruling party, have today confirmed their candidate for the upcoming by-election in Hollingdean and Stanmer ward. It follows the announcement of Labour Councillor Tracey Hill’s resignation. […]

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Greens secure backing for “a budget with recovery from crisis at its heart”

25th February 2021 | Comments Off on Greens secure backing for “a budget with recovery from crisis at its heart”

Brighton and Hove’s City Council has approved the ruling Green councillors’ budget for 2021-22 this evening (Thursday 25th February 2021). Brighton and Hove’s Green Council has approved its budget for 2021-22, featuring £27m investment into climate action, as well as new investments in equalities work, housing and homelessness and economic recovery. At the city’s budget […]

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Green plans to invest more than £27 million into climate action in Brighton & Hove

25th February 2021 | Comments Off on Green plans to invest more than £27 million into climate action in Brighton & Hove

Green plans to invest more than £27 million into climate action in Brighton & Hove The Green-led council in Brighton and Hove has put forward plans to commit to investing more than £27 million into climate action in the city to help improve the lives of residents and tackle climate change. [1] In the midst […]

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An open letter on the Domestic Violence Commission

24th February 2021 | Comments Off on An open letter on the Domestic Violence Commission

The domestic violence commission has seen RISE lose a key contract. Greens are committed to finding a way forward. We stand with all those who have experienced domestic abuse in our city, and we are resolute in our belief that domestic violence services are essential. We, like others, feel passionately about the service RISE has […]

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Statement on Domestic Violence provision

18th February 2021 | Comments Off on Statement on Domestic Violence provision

“We are absolutely aware of and understand the concerns of our community regarding the future of domestic violence provision by local charity RISE. People feel passionately about the service RISE have been able to offer, and Green Councillors have been meeting with petitioners raising these issues. “The process of developing the latest domestic and sexual […]

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Green council pushes to allocate additional funding support to businesses struggling in pandemic

4th February 2021 | Comments Off on Green council pushes to allocate additional funding support to businesses struggling in pandemic

A Special meeting of Brighton and Hove’s Policy and Resources Committee (P&R) held today (Thursday February 4)  represents an important move to help the city’s business struggling due to the ongoing effects of Coronavirus, including the Taxi trade, and local nurseries, who have been hit particularly hard by the Covid pandemic. Green Councillors say it […]

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Council plans to consider wellbeing of current and future generations in decision making

28th January 2021 | Comments Off on Council plans to consider wellbeing of current and future generations in decision making

Brighton and Hove City Council is set to follow in the footsteps of the Welsh Government in reviewing the impact of policy on future generations Councillors can do more to consider the impact local decisions are likely to have on future generations, Greens have said today, referring to the ‘Future Generations’ Act already adopted in […]

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Council set to consider ‘more proactive’ approach to reducing road casualties

28th January 2021 | Comments Off on Council set to consider ‘more proactive’ approach to reducing road casualties

Proposals introduced by Green councillors and Labour councillors mean the council will work to improve dangerous crossings before an incident occurs. Brighton and Hove City Council will today discuss plans to sign up to the ‘Road Danger Reduction Forum Charter’ to address the high numbers of people killed on Brighton and Hove’s roads each year. […]

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Greens share draft proposals for council’s budget with the city

21st January 2021 | Comments Off on Greens share draft proposals for council’s budget with the city

Protecting core services, prevention and support for vulnerable prioritised after difficult year and impact of pandemic. Green Councillors have released draft proposals for the city council’s budget, ahead of a final decision on council spending plans taking place on 25th February. With the Covid-19 pandemic placing huge strain on residents in the city, and following […]

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