Green Leicester

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

Greens apply pressure on council for homeless

In this post Adam discusses some actions that Greens have been taking to address homelessness in Leicester… It was a bright but chilly early October day, winter was beginning to … Continue reading

October 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Climate change: What sort of action can be taken locally? #ClimateSense

Originally posted on Harborough GreenBlog:
By David Green As 150 countries pledge to reduce carbon emissions ahead of the Paris summit on climate change, scientitsts warn that the Antartic ice…

October 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pick a reason to oppose fracking

Today I went to a remarkably good meeting about fracking organised by the Rutland and Melton Green Party. It was a chance for about 30 local people, mainly from Melton … Continue reading

October 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Celebrating our victory on electrification of the Midland Mainline

Activists met today to celebrate the recent announcement that the Midland Mainline would be electrified. The announcement follows on from weeks and months of campaigning after the electrification was paused … Continue reading

October 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Friday tune: Sheriff Fatman

This one is about having to rent off an evil landlord.

October 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

We need answers about air pollution

Leicester Green Party sent this letter to the ‘Mercury’ yesterday: “Leicester Green Party members have noted the recent claim in the ‘Sunday Times’ that Moat Community College is the most … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Response For Nature: Civil Society Gauntlet To The UK Governments

On Tuesday evening The Wildlife Trusts, RSPB & 32 other environmental organisations joined together to launch the Response For Nature reports (one each for England, Scotland, Northern Ireland & Wales/Cymru) … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Fix it! The Green Festival of Making and Mending is almost here!

Let’s back up to June this year.  I had only been living in Leicester for a matter of days.  The sun was shining.  The air was brimming with that early … Continue reading

October 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Leicester Green Party statement on the collapse of Mark Group

After the collapse of Leicester energy efficiency company The Mark Group, Leicester Green Party have said the Government needs to provide an immediate rescue package for staff who have lost … Continue reading

October 11, 2015 · 2 Comments

Food Not Bombs Revival In Leicester

After almost a year long absence Food Not Bombs will soon re-start in Leicester, with the first event taking place on the 24th in the Town Hall Fountain Square. For … Continue reading

October 8, 2015 · Leave a comment