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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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Greens challenge Conservatives for spreading racial hatred

9th April 2021 | Comments Off on Greens challenge Conservatives for spreading racial hatred

Greens have today asked local Conservatives to withdraw a leaflet distributed in Hollingdean & Stanmer ward over ‘racial hatred’ displayed in leaflet. Brighton and Hove Green Party have hit out at local Conservatives, after leaflets have been distributed that spread ‘racial hatred’. It comes a week after the publication of the Sewell report on racism, […]

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Green Council formally supports ‘bill of rights’ for homeless campaign – leading the way on changing attitudes towards homeless people

26th March 2021 | Comments Off on Green Council formally supports ‘bill of rights’ for homeless campaign – leading the way on changing attitudes towards homeless people

Vital that all rough sleepers are treated with dignity and equality, say Greens Brighton & Hove City Council has become one of the first to formally adopt the homeless bill of rights as embodying the city’s aspirations for its treatment of homeless people. The ethos of a ‘bill of rights’ for homeless people – recognising […]

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Labour and Conservative Councillors work together to block job sharing, despite commitments to equalities

18th March 2021 | Comments Off on Labour and Conservative Councillors work together to block job sharing, despite commitments to equalities

Green Councillors have hit out at moves by Labour and Conservative Councillors to block improvements to job-sharing arrangements, despite previous agreement by all councillors. Green Councillors have today challenged the opposition parties’ commitment to equalities after they have proposed a joint amendment to today’s Policy and Resources Committee which seeks to block recommendations by the Independent […]

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Green Council to report on actions to improve safety and equality in the city following anti-harassment proposal agreed by all parties

18th March 2021 | Comments Off on Green Council to report on actions to improve safety and equality in the city following anti-harassment proposal agreed by all parties

Members of committee responsible for equalities and community safety to request public report to scale up action The committee responsible for equalities, community safety and planning policy is to report at its next meeting on issues and opportunities to improve safety in the city and continue work to address causes of gendered violence. The plans […]

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Green Council releases plan to halt effects of climate crisis by 2030

16th March 2021 | Comments Off on Green Council releases plan to halt effects of climate crisis by 2030

Brighton and Hove City Council will this week vote on approving the ‘2030 Carbon Neutral Programme’ at two key committees Brighton and Hove’s Green Council has released its plans to reach ‘Carbon Neutrality’ by 2030, following the conclusions of the city’s first Climate Assembly, which reported to councillors in January. The plan, which will be […]

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Brighton and Hove Green Party announces Eliza Wyatt as candidate for Patcham By-election

12th March 2021 | Comments Off on Brighton and Hove Green Party announces Eliza Wyatt as candidate for Patcham By-election

Brighton and Hove Green Party have today announced Eliza Wyatt as their candidate in the upcoming by-election in Patcham ward. Brighton and Hove City Council’s leading party, have today confirmed their candidate for the upcoming by-election in Patcham ward. It follows the announcement of Conservative Councillor Lee Wares’ resignation. Patcham ward is currently represented by […]

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