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Congestion reduction options remain untested as Mayor reiterates support for Silvertown Tunnel

Greenwich and Bexley Green Party representatives joined demonstrators from the No to Silvertown Tunnel Coalition, East Greenwich Residents’ Association (EGRA), Extinction Rebellion Greenwich (XR Greenwich) and local schoolchildren at City Hall on Wednesday, 19th June to protest the imminent award of a contract for constructing a new road tunnel from Silvertown to East Greenwich. How […]

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Greenwich Council declares climate emergency

This week has seen another environmental victory as Greenwich Council has decided to declare a climate emergency. Our co-ordinator, Caolán Byrne, requested that a climate emergency be declared at the February 2019 council meeting and this was met at the time with a blank refusal as the Labour administration argued that the existing strategy was […]

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New Threat To Greenwich Wildlife – Greens Call For Urgent Environmental Assessment

Plans to dredge part of the Thames off Greenwich Peninsula could harm precious wildlife habitats. The owners of the Intercontinental Hotel by the O2 have submitted an application to Greenwich Council to extend the pier that lies adjacent to the Hotel. The pier, known as the Ordinance Wharf pier, is currently disused and the submitted plans seek […]

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Greenwich Ecology Park Saved

On Tuesday 6 November Greenwich Council Planning Board considered proposals for a 13 storey tower by the Greenwich Ecology Park – and refused them! This is great news for our wildlife. The proposed tower would have cast a very significant shadow over the park, damaging the ecosystem permanently by reducing ground temperatures and sunlight. At […]

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