Progressive Group councillors accuse Labour of recycling excuses over delayed food and glass collections

23 July 2021

The Progressive Group on Exeter City Council have accused the Labour-led Council of ‘dither and delay’ over the introduction of kerbside collections of food waste and glass for recycling.

Wildlife success at Northbrook but green spaces in Exeter still face threat from Labour-led Council

22 June 2021

The Progressive Group of councillors on Exeter City Council have welcomed overwhelming public support for safeguarding and enhancing a key green space in the city but have warned other green spaces in the city are not guaranteed protection.

Progressive Group continue cooperative arrangement to challenge One-Party Council

19 May 2021

Following the election of an additional Green councillor to Exeter City Council in the local elections, the Progressive Group has agreed to continue to work together on areas of common ground and to provide scrutiny of the Labour-led Council.

The future of Exeter is Green, say Green Party after election achievements

10 May 2021

Greens secured their second seat on Exeter City Council, missed winning a third seat in Heavitree by just 16 votes, quadrupled their vote in Newtown and St Leonard’s ward and increased their vote share in every division in the Devon County Council elections.

Greens present Labour with climate and nature challenge

04 May 2021

Greens have thrown down a series of challenges for the Labour-led City Council in the wake of Labour claims to be “leading the way on climate action and protecting biodiversity.

Green spaces not safe under Labour, say Exeter Green Party

28 April 2021

The Green Party in Exeter has warned that the city’s green spaces are not safe as the Labour leader confirms green sites could be built on.

Labour reject strengthening Climate and Ecological Emergency motion

28 April 2021

Labour has rejected amendments put forward by the Progressive Group which sought to strengthen a motion on the Climate and Ecological Emergency. The Group has also highlighted Labour's disarray over what has been previously agreed.

Reallocating space at neighbourhood level key to driving down local emissions, say Greens

20 April 2021

As the UK government announces plans to accelerate the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, Exeter Green Party is proposing a series of transport measures at a neighbourhood level to tackle emissions and air pollution and create safer streets.

BLOG: Reallocation, reallocation, reallocation - rethinking neighbourhoods to address the Climate Crisis

20 April 2021

Andrew Bell, Green County Council candidate for St David's and haven Banks, writes about why and how we should reclaim our streets for the people who live and work in them.

Independent councillor endorses Green candidates in local elections

15 April 2021

Popular Newtown and St Leonard’s ward councillor, Jemima Moore, has thrown her support behind Green candidates in her area.

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