05 March 2020
Commenting on the collapse of Exeter based airline Flybe, Diana Moore, Green councillor in the city, said: “Coronavirus may have proved to be the final nail in the coffin for Flybe, but this is a company that has been sick for a long time. . . . there must now be an urgent rescue package for businesses in Flybe’s supply chain and training academy, and real help for employees to find good jobs in the green economy.”
27 February 2020
Councillors from the Progressive Group on Exeter City Council have expressed their dismay after Labour councillors voted down their amendments to the Council’s budget last night. The group proposed to reopen public toilets and create two new officer posts; one to ensure Exeter City Council implement a city-wide plan to tackle the climate emergency and another to enforce planning conditions to protect the city's built and natural environment.
24 February 2020
The Progressive Group on Exeter City Council is proposing amendments to the Council’s budget which would see public toilets reopened and two new officer posts; one to ensure Exeter City Council implements a city wide plan to tackle the climate emergency and another to enforce planning conditions to protect the city's built and natural environment.
22 February 2020
Exeter Green Party has said the refusal by the City Council to answer questions about progress on implementing the Air Quality Action Plan, agreed back in November 2018, suggests no progress has been made in cleaning up Exeter’s serious air pollution.
17 February 2020
In a first for Exeter, the Greens and Liberal Democrats have agreed to work cooperatively in this May's city council elections in a bid to make the Progressive Group the official opposition on Exeter City Council. The two parties have worked together over the last year in the council under the progressive banner, together with independent councillor Jemima Moore. The agreement will mean in each Exeter ward up for election in May a Green or Lib Dem candidate will stand, but not both.
24 January 2020
The Progressive Group on Exeter City Council has welcomed the U-turn by the Labour run council on the Clifton Hill. While the Sports centre and car park will be replaced with 44 new houses, the Council has agreed that the green space, ski slope and golf range will now be saved.
12 January 2020
Exeter City Council is set to lose £35,000 per year offering free parking on Thursday evenings. Green party councillor Diana Moore calls for lost funds to be used to fund the reopening of some of the city’s public toilets.
10 January 2020
Green councillor Diana Moore has expressed disappointment at the decision by councillors on the planning committee of Exeter City Council to grant planning permission for a new £40m retail park on the edge of Exeter. She acknowledges shops and services are needed to support the growth in homes on the east side of the city but says this is a poor scheme.
14 December 2019
The Greens in Exeter saw their share of the vote quadruple compared with 2017 in December 12th’s General election, securing 8.6% of the vote.
05 December 2019
As diplomats and ministers meet in Madrid for the latest global climate talks and the head of the UN warns we are rapidly reaching the point of no return, Green Party co-leader, Sian Berry, will visit Exeter on Tuesday 10th December to push the party’s Green New Deal as the solution to the climate emergency.
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