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Goldsmid, Hove, candidates hit the campaign trail

27th January 2011 | Comments Off on Goldsmid, Hove, candidates hit the campaign trail

  Photo credit:  www.stevegeorgephotography.co.uk Hitting the campaign trail:  Rob, Alex and Ruth SIGN PETITIONS on Goldsmid area junior school places and Hove Station footbridge here Well-known, campaigning Green councillor Alex Phillips will be joined by a science teacher and a mother with young children as Green party candidates for the three-member Goldsmid ward, Hove, in the local […]

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Two candidates offer double benefit for Brunswick & Adelaide

13th January 2011 | Comments Off on Two candidates offer double benefit for Brunswick & Adelaide

  Photo credit:  www.stevegeorgephotography.co.uk The Green Party has selected complementary candidates Phelim Mac Cafferty and Ollie Sykes to stand in the two seat Brunswick and Adelaide Ward in Hove at the city council elections in May this year. Ollie is an environmental scientist with professional expertise in sustainable and greener living. Phelim is a committed campaigner […]

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Leading Greens join students on city march against cuts

30th November 2010 | Comments Off on Leading Greens join students on city march against cuts

  Brighton MP Caroline Lucas (left) and councillors joined students on march against cuts in Hove. Brighton’s Green politicians were out on the city streets today (Tuesday 30 November) for a demonstration organised by local students in opposition to the Government’s proposed cuts to education funding. Caroline Lucas, MP for Brighton Pavilion, said: “Our students […]

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Let's halve undetected HIV diagnoses in Brighton

29th November 2010 | Comments Off on Let's halve undetected HIV diagnoses in Brighton

  In a statement to appear on the National Aids Trust (NAT) website for World AIDS Day, 1 December, Leader of the Green Party and MP for Brighton Pavilion Caroline Lucas talks of her ambition to halve the undetected HIV diagnoses in Brighton Pavilion by 2015: “The figures from the Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) that […]

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Lucas calls for shake-up of UK Parliament

26th November 2010 | Comments Off on Lucas calls for shake-up of UK Parliament

  Caroline Lucas, MP for Brighton Pavilion, has published a report outlining her vision for a more efficient, cost-effective and user-friendly Parliament. The report, entitled The Case For Parliamentary Reform, shines a light on some of the most archaic procedures and processes of the House of Commons – and outline the urgent need for reform through […]

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Good news on recycling bins for Goldsmid area in Hove

13th November 2010 | Comments Off on Good news on recycling bins for Goldsmid area in Hove

  New recycling bins have been installed in the car Park for the Wickes store in Lyon Road, Hove, after Hove Green councillor Alex Phillips raised the site’s potential with council officers. Alex said, “Residents and I are grateful to officers for addressing this gap in the recycling service. “The bins are now in place, and […]

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Green councillor welcomes Hove education deal

2nd October 2010 | Comments Off on Green councillor welcomes Hove education deal

  In response to the announcement that City College in Brighton has agreed a 30 year lease with Brighton and Hove City Council for the Connaught Centre, Connaught Road, Hove, Green Goldsmid councillor Alex Phillips commented: “I’m delighted to see that the council and the college have finally managed to come to an agreement. “Congratulations to […]

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