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

TFI Friday! Chumbawumba – Laughter in a time of war

Another political song to cheer your Friday up. It doesn’t get much more political than this lot. Chumbawumba – Laughter in a time of war

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wildlife Crime Is On Our Doorstep, Too…

Call me cynical, but it seems an opportune time for Cameron & Shapps to announce their disgust at Cecil’s death & wildlife crime in Zimbabwe in the media today. I … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Home Secretary’s Plans for International Students

A week or two ago I read a couple of articles detailing the Home Secretary’s plan for international students. I don’t claim to know everything about this area but I … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cecil’s Legacy?

The fate of Cecil the lion (and his 6 cubs now at risk of infanticide from his successor Jericho) will hopefully highlight what is happening to lions in Africa. They … Continue reading

July 29, 2015 · 2 Comments

Emergency Appeal for Saiga Antelopes

 (image credit – PTES) I’ll confess that it’s only very recently that I have heard of the saiga antelope (Saiga tatarica). They’d never come up before in anything I’d heard … Continue reading

July 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Electrify the Midland Mainline –

To gain support for Healthy Air Leicester & Leicestershire’s petition to Electrify the Midland Mainline after the plan was ‘postponed’, HALL will be running information stalls outside Leicester train station every Saturday (5th, … Continue reading

July 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

TFI Friday – R.E.M. – I Remember California

So every Friday we offer you a song to kick off your weekend. This week you get this post-apocalyptic dirge from 90s indie gods R.E.M. I Remember California As ever … Continue reading

July 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Charnswood Core Strategy Modifications

This is important for all those concerned with planning via New Consultation Over Core Strategy Modifications – Articles – Charnwood News. the local plan should be viewable here: http://www.localplan.charnwood.gov.uk/

July 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Would people buy an electrify the Midland Mainline tshirt?

We’re thinking of printing up some campaign tshirts for the Electrify the Midland Mainline campaign. a) Would anyone be interested in buying one (for say £10) b) Are there any talented … Continue reading

July 22, 2015 · 4 Comments

Another Sneaky Repeal?

Guest post: It was interesting to read recently that the Freedom of Information Act 2000 is set to be ‘reviewed’; I had no idea there were any problems with it, … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · Leave a comment