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Litter Leaves Lionwood

22 January 2018

Following a very successful river-based litter pick, Thorpe Hamlet Green Party Councillors are organising another community event, this time to clean-up Lionwood.

Call for “frequent public transport” to be required where new homes are built

18 January 2018

A petition has been launched calling on Greater Norwich’s decision-makers to “only allocate new housing where services can be reached on foot or by frequent public transport”.

Council must stop “callous” bus cuts

18 January 2018

The Green Party has urged the county council to rethink its “callous and outrageous” proposal to cut £500,000 from the subsidies it provides for bus services.

New local plan should learn from past failures

05 January 2018

As the consultation is launched on a new Greater Norwich Local Plan, Green Party councillors are urging council leaders to learn from past failures and develop a plan that puts people’s health and quality of life first.

Council tax rises can never plug the funding gap

21 December 2017

Green Party campaigners in Norwich have criticised the government’s announcement that councils will be able to increase council tax by a further one per cent, on top of the maximum five per cent annual increase already permitted.

Green campaigners hail new rules on pension funds

21 December 2017

Green Party campaigners in Norfolk have hailed “an important step forward in the fight against climate change” following the government’s decision to make it easier for workplace pension schemes to pull their money out of the fossil fuel industry.

Norwich needs a plan for student housing

14 December 2017

Green Party councillors are calling on Norwich City Council to develop a strategy for student housing as soon as possible, while proposals for large student housing developments continue to come forward across the city centre.

Green group leader slams council “incompetence” after gambling centre approved

07 November 2017

The leader of the Green Party group on Norwich City Council has slammed the council’s decision to allow a new gambling venue to open on St Stephens Street, and says he has complained to the council’s licensing department over its handling of the consultation process.

River Wensum Clean-Up

16 October 2017

Norwich Green Party members will be canoeing through the city, joined by members of the local community, to clear litter from the River Wensum on Saturday 21st October.

Greens call for more transparency on housing development profits

21 September 2017

Green Party councillors are calling on Norwich City Council to get tough on housing developers who try to avoid providing affordable homes.

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