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GBGP Newsletter #15: People’s Question Time for the Mayor this Thursday

People’s Question Time: Your chance to grill the mayor People’s Question Time is taking place online at 7-9pm on Thursday 11 February. Mayor Sadiq Khan and the London Assembly will be answering questions on a range of topics including transport, air quality and housing. If you have questions you want to put to the mayor […]

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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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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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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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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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