Green Leicester

Comment and analysis by Leicester Green Party, and its fellow-travellers

A busy Sunday in Clarendon Park

Mags Lewis writes about her busy Sunday campaigning in Clarendon Park. Sunday 28th June was a busy day in Clarendon Park, with the Queens Road summer fare! I was due … Continue reading

June 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Could a basic income reduce poverty in Leicester

In this guest post Danielle argues that it is time to consider introducing an unconditional basic income (UBI). Outside of the Netherlands, many people would be hard pressed to tell … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Leicester Greens say: “Electrification cancellation is an environmental disaster”

We woke up on the morning of Friday June 26th to the news that the Tories had done a U-turn on their promise to electrify the East Midlands railway line. … Continue reading

June 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Tories’ train cut is a carbon and pollution disaster too

Yesterday’s announcement that the Tories have decided to abandon the planned electrification of the East Midlands line is a disaster for the environment as well as for the economy. Had … Continue reading

June 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Daily Show – Burn Notice

Watch John Stewart take on climate change deniers in this episode of The Daily Show. Thankfully even the Conservatives in the UK aren’t as wilfully dumb as their Republican counterparts … Continue reading

June 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Know your councillor

If you live in Leicester you have the pleasure of being served by two or three councillors in the area that you live. The city is divided into a series … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

This is what fracking looks like

Next week in Lancashire, councillors will vote on whether to let Cuadrilla drill for gas (frack). Lot’s of people are concerned about fracking. They argue that it is dirty, dangerous, … Continue reading

June 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Photos from Leicester’s Anti Austerity Demo, June 20th 2015

June 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

Charlotte Church’s powerful speech was one of the highlights of the anti-austerity protest at the weekend

While the core of Leicester Green Party organised a demonstration in Leicester town centre this weekend, a few of our activists went down to London to join the big protest. There … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

Green Party Planning Meeting – June 20th

Yesterday I attended my first Green Party planning meeting. There will be official minutes of ideas and plans from this meeting which will no doubt be shared but I thought … Continue reading

June 21, 2015 · 2 Comments