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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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An open letter to Greenwich Council regarding the Rose Garden on Greenwich Peninsula

Dear Greenwich Council, Greenwich Council has given notice of its intention to sell the public open green space known as the Rose Garden, situated at Blackwall Lane London, SE10 0SP on Greenwich Peninsula. Greenwich and Bexley Green Party strongly oppose the sale of the Rose Garden. Disposing of this green space is inconsistent with the […]

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Local charities are struggling and need our support

The Green Party welcomes the support for charities, recently announced by the chancellor of the exchequer. But there seems to be no pot set aside for direct grants to smaller local charities. These charities provide valuable services for their communities, often filling the gap created by the absence of appropriate government-led support. A case study: […]

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