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Greenwich Green Party candidates for 6th May council by-elections

On Thursday 6th May there will be council by-elections held across the country, at the same time as the London mayoral election. Greenwich Green Party is contesting four of these by-elections in Glyndon, Greenwich West, Kidbrooke with Hornfair and Shooters Hill.  If you would like to volunteer to deliver leaflets or be part of an […]

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Response to the Draft Greenwich Carbon Neutral Plan released

Greenwich and Bexley Green Party announces the release of its response to the draft Greenwich Carbon Neutral Plan. The full response has been submitted to the relevant council leaders and to sustainability@royalgreenwich.gov.uk today and is available for public download. Regrettably, our analysis concludes that the draft plan falls very short of the maximum ambition scenario […]

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Greenwich Greens are thankful for low-traffic neighbourhoods

Greenwich Cyclists Coordinator Neil Robertson has recently penned a piece in defence of low-traffic neighbourhoods entitled Thankful for LTNs. We reprint it here to help assure its wider distribution. Greenwich and Bexley Green Party would like to put on record its full support for low-traffic neighbourhoods, safer cycling, walkable neighbourhoods and the lowering of air […]

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Green pressure forces council to drop plans to dispose of the Rose Garden

We are delighted to announce that following significant criticism including our own thoroughly researched opposition, Greenwich Council has rowed back on its secretive proposal to dispose of the precious green space known as the Rose Garden at Blackwall Lane in Peninsula ward. A statement on the council’s website reads: Following a public consultation on the […]

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We will not stand down from our opposition to Silvertown Tunnel

The Green Party has members living across all parts of Greenwich and Bexley borough, indeed we have many members in every London constituency. Seldom has there been an issue to unite them as tightly as opposition to the construction of this new road tunnel between Silvertown in Newham and Greenwich Peninsula. Is there a climate […]

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Universal Basic Income would put a safety net in place for all in Greenwich and Bexley

The coronavirus lockdown is worsening an economic crisis that was already happening. And the economic consequences of lockdown are not being felt evenly by all. Anyone working on a zero hour contract has found out how brutally insecure zero hour contracts are. Anyone getting minimum wage is now at risk of being furloughed on 80% […]

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Greenwich Carbon Neutral Plan – An initial response

Greenwich and Bexley Green Party welcomes the council’s engagement with planning for carbon neutrality by 2030, integrating community engagement and a cross-party approach. Here we look at the inception of the plan and raise concerns about some shortcomings in the evidence base. Context leading up to the Carbon Neutral Plan In November 2018, Bristol Council passed […]

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Response regarding the London City Airport Draft Master Plan

Today, Greenwich and Bexley Green Party sent the following letter to London City Airport opposing their plans for expansion. Response regarding the London City Airport Draft Master Plan To whom it may concern: According to the available literature, in 2018 London City Airport served 4.8 million passengers on 80,000 flights. London City Airport predicts that there is […]

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