03 April 2016
Exeter Greens have accused Exeter City Council of pruning tree staff to the bare minimum and say that a lack of investment is leaving communities in the dark about when and why trees are being cut down.
28 March 2016
Exeter Greens have accused the Labour run Exeter city council of a cover-up on recycling rates. They say the council’s latest public messaging on recycling suggest a massive increase in the amount of waste being recycled to 49%, while a recent scrutiny committee report says recycling rates in the city have actually fallen in the last year to 34%.
15 March 2016
Natalie Bennett, Green Party leader, is visiting Exeter next Tuesday to launch Exeter Green Party’s manifesto ahead of the city council elections in May. Ms Bennett’s visit comes as the local Party becomes ever more confident it will gain its first city council seats in May.
08 March 2016
Green Party Leader, Natalie Bennett will be visiting Exeter next Tuesday, 15th March, ahead of the City Council elections in May.
24 February 2016
The Green Party has condemned Labour’s plans for a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) across the city centre, condemning them as ‘muddled thinking’ which will fail to help local residents or businesses. The proposals could lead to the confiscation of sleeping bags and personal items and ultimately lead to the criminalisation of homeless people unable to pay a fine.
09 February 2016
The Green Party in Exeter has welcomed Exeter City Council’s response to their proposals to set up a ‘Food Waste Roundtable’ to take action on reducing the city’s vast quantity of food waste.
21 January 2016
Exeter Green Party has slammed Exeter Labour councillors for pushing through a bad deal on the redevelopment of the Exeter bus station site.
18 January 2016
Exeter Green Party is urging councillors to reject outline planning permission for the redevelopment of the bus station site, saying the plans are a bad deal for Exeter. Councillors are due to decide whether to grant outline planning permission at an extraordinary council meeting on Wednesday.
17 December 2015
Exeter Green Party have demanded a better deal for the redevelopment of the bus station site and have said if this cannot be achieved the application should be rejected. The demand comes following revelations that the private developer of the site has pulled out of funding a new bus and coach station for the city.
14 December 2015
Exeter Green Party has said the ‘groundbreaking’ Paris Agreement on tackling climate change means Exeter City Council will need to be far more ambitious on reducing carbon emissions and aim to become a zero carbon city by 2050. Almost 200 countries agreed on Saturday to pursue efforts to limit global temperature rise to 1.5C and review progress every five years.
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