Green Leicester

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

Killer facts: car-free households

The 2011 census records a whole bunch of data which is handy when planning campaigns or trying to win late-night arguments with people who are wrong on the internet. Here’s … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · 3 Comments

The Nature & Wellbeing Act: Why Do We Need It?

Chris Williams said enough on how the natural world benefits our mental health in a recent blog post (see here) which covers the Wellbeing aspect of this proposed legislation, but … Continue reading

August 30, 2015 · 4 Comments

Las Iguanas are thieving their workers tips

I don’t know whether you’ve ever eaten in Las Iguanas? I have and have been somewhat underwhelmed by the place. But this isn’t a restaurant review, I’ve recently heard about … Continue reading

August 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

Tories don’t want Windmills to spoil our view of their Fracking-pads

On our sister blog (mother blog? aunt blog?) run by the East Midlands Greens, Martin Blake’s got a great summing-up of one of the things wrong with the Tories’ attitude … Continue reading

August 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Why Greens like greenery

Leicester Green Party have got a lot to say about the plans for the New Walk redevelopment. There are some elements – like transport, air quality, planning procedure, and the problems … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn, women-only train carriages, and the mixed blessings of social media.

Like many on the Left, I’ve watched with fascination and (for the most part) admiration at the movement that’s grown in support of Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign for the Labour leadership. … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

We need to talk about Liz

The Labour leadership debate rages on & today one of the Leicester City representatives, Liz Kendall, seems to have called for a pact to block Jeremy Corbyn from taking the … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · 3 Comments

TFI Friday – Bukka Buk – Nature Run Di Earth

This Friday’s musical treat comes from dancehall legend Bukka Buk. Nature does indeed run the earth!

August 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Leicester Green Party Statement on Highfields Community Association

You may well have read about the arguments between Highfields Community Association and the City Council. Summary: the latter wants to stop funding the former. Here is the public statement … Continue reading

August 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

TTIP Day of Action in Leicester on 22nd August 2015

As you are aware, the Green Party opposes TTIP.  Many of you may want to join 38 Degrees members in this TTIP Day of Action on the 22nd August 2015. … Continue reading

August 10, 2015 · Leave a comment