06 June 2020
Racism has no place in our institutions, our communities or in our lives, here in Exeter or in any other community across the globe.
04 June 2020
Exeter’s Green Party councillor, Diana Moore, has responded to plans by Devon County Council for creating safer walking and cycling routes as lockdown measures are eased. She says these “fall considerably short of the expectations that many in Exeter have in order to make roads slower and safer.”
15 May 2020
Exeter Green Party Councillor, Diana Moore, has written to the leaders of Exeter City and Devon County Councils asking them what steps they plan to take to comply with government demands to reallocate road space to people walking and cycling.
21 April 2020
Exeter’s Green councillor, Diana Moore, has joined 346 other Green Party councillors from 120 councils across the country to demand emergency and longer-term funding for local authorities so they can continue to support communities during the coronavirus crisis.
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.
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