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Rubbish recycling rates set to continue as Labour bins new plans

26 February 2021

The Progressive Group has challenged the Labour-led Council over a delay in implementing a new domestic waste collection strategy and of consigning thousands more tonnes of food wate to be burned at the Energy from Waste plant.

Progressive Group refuse to back Labour budget, challenging ‘direction of travel’

24 February 2021

The Progressive Group of councillors on Exeter City Council - which includes Green councillor Diana Moore - have refused to back Labour’s budget for the coming year. While the Conservatives gave their backing, the Progressive Group challenged the Labour-led council on its ‘direction of travel.’

Labour-led Council considering privatisation of Exeter’s parks and green spaces, warn Greens

02 February 2021

Exeter Green Party has expressed alarm at the enthusiasm for the privatisation of our city's green spaces being shown by the Labour-run Council.

Statement in response to announcement by the Cabinet Office recommending all door-to-door campaigning or leafletting must cease during lockdown

23 January 2021

Exeter Green Party welcome the greater clarity offered by the recommendations issued on January 22nd 2021 and will cease all door-to-door leafletting activity immediately until further legal advice is forthcoming.

Progressive Group slams Labour and Tories for ‘putting developers in the driving seat’ over ‘Co-living’

16 December 2020

Progressive Group Councillors have slammed Exeter Labour and Tory councillors over voting down a motion seeking backing for a local planning policy on controversial ‘Co-living’ schemes.

City Centre councillors condemn Labour’s ‘cavalier’ attitude to dramatic rise in graffiti

10 December 2020

Progressive Group councillors, representing St James and St David’s, have accused Labour of a cavalier attitude towards dramatic increases in levels of graffiti in Exeter in recent weeks.

Greens urge residents to take ‘whole neighbourhood approach’ in response to Queen Street social distancing proposals

08 December 2020

Exeter St David’s Green Party councillor, Diana Moore, is urging residents to back a whole neighbourhood approach to proposed temporary social distancing measures for Queen Street and the surrounding area.

Small Business Saturday: Greens call for extra support to help Exeter’s small businesses survive and thrive

05 December 2020

This Small Business Saturday, Exeter Green Party is calling on the government to introduce a five-point plan to support small businesses, many of which have suffered heavy losses during the coronavirus pandemic.

Greens welcome bid to call in Harlequins Co-Living development

05 December 2020

Green councillor, Diana Moore, has welcomed a request to the Secretary of State to call in the Co-Living development on the Harlequins site.

Labour’s fishy Co-living experiment will fail the city

17 November 2020

The Progressive Group has decried the decision by the Exeter City Council Planning Committee to allow another co-living development in the city as forcing people to live in cramped accommodation while allowing developers to maximise profits.







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