01 October 2019
The plans approved by the previous Conservative-controlled Bournemouth Council for a multi-million pound roadbuilding scheme at Wessex Fields have been drastically scaled back by the new Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole (BCP) Council.
28 September 2019
Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole (BCP) Council has announced that all council buildings across the conurbation will be powered by 100% renewable electricity with effect from 1 October. A council statement said: "In response to the Climate Emergency declared in the summer, BCP Council has taken steps to ensure its own electricity use comes from 100% renewable sources as soon as possible."
20 September 2019
Adults joined students demanding action on Climate Change in demonstrations across the world. Locally, Green Party members attended rallies in Bournemouth and Poole.
13 September 2019
BCP's Green councillors Chris Rigby and Simon Bull have appeared on ITV regional news condemning Conservative-run Dorset Council's decision to wave through permission for further oil exploration at Wytch Farm in Purbeck, already western Europe's largest onshore oil field.
31 August 2019
Over 50 concerned local citizens attended a People's Assembly hosted by the local Green Party, on the topic of what we can contribute to the local climate and ecological emergency in Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole (BCP).
26 August 2019
South East Dorset Green Party invites you to a people's assembly on Weds 28th August, open to all, dedicated to discussion of the Climate & Ecological Emergency in BCP and what we as concerned members of the local community can contribute.
16 July 2019
This Tuesday evening, 16th July, BCP Council has overwhelmingly passed the Climate & Ecological Emergency motion submitted by Green Party councillors Simon Bull and Chris Rigby in fulfilment of an election pledge.
25 June 2019
A new drinking fountain for people and pooches has been installed at Winton Recreation Ground.
12 June 2019
Councillor Chris Rigby's letter in defence of Extinction Rebellion activists has been published in the Bournemouth Echo.
01 June 2019
Following the council election in Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole (BCP) on 2nd May in which the Conservatives lost their majority, a broad range of councillors from non-Conservative parties and groups have come together to take control of BCP Council and form a ‘Unity Alliance’.
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