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Greens gain from Conservatives in Aylesbury Vale By-election

08 March 2019

Greens gained from the Conservatives in yesterday's Aylesbury Vale by-election with David Lyons becoming the first ever Green councillor in Buckinghamshire.

Greens propose plans for carbon neutral communities

26 February 2019

As more and more local councils pass motions acknowledging the climate emergency the world now faces, Green councillors are leading the way in drawing up plans for how to achieve the reductions in emissions needed for their communities to become carbon neutral by 2030.

Greens win Climate Emergency declarations from 27 councils

26 February 2019

Green action across Britain has pushed 27 councils to declare a climate emergency, creating a mechanism to hold local authorities to gold standard climate action - and that number is growing every day.

Councillor leaves Lib Dems and joins Greens

25 February 2019

Councillor leaves Lib Dems and joins Greens

New Green Mayor of Oxford announced

02 February 2019

Green councillor Craig Simmons will be the next Lord Mayor of Oxford.

Richmond councillors win extension of living wage to all employees

25 January 2019

Richmond Green councillors won cross-party support for a motion to extend the Living Wage to all Council employees

Greens in Stroud welcome "most improved recycler" tag

17 December 2018

Stroud District Council had the most improved recycling rate of England’s local authorities for 2017/18

COP24 - Green success at Global Climate Talks

17 December 2018

Councillor Andrew Cooper talks about what he helped to achieve at the COP24 Climate Talks

Green Councillor wins support for Care Leavers

12 December 2018

A scheme, championed by a Green Councillor, to prevent vulnerable care leavers from paying council tax up to the age of 25 is set to be implemented by Solihull council in the new year.

Second Councillor in a month defects to join the Greens

15 November 2018

A respected conservative councillor on Waveney District Council in Suffolk has defected and joined the Greens, only weeks after a prominent Labour Councillor also defected and joined the Greens in Dover.

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