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Major Oil Rush after Bournemouth Beach Test Drilling

01 March 2019

Bournemouth now faces a headlong rush for full-scale long-term new oil drilling, just off our award-winning beach. The test oil rig in Poole Bay discovered 15 million barrels of extractable oil. which if burned will lead to an estimated extra 1.7 million tonnes of carbon emissions.

Parking Enforcement: Bournemouth Council is letting down Winton

21 February 2019

Green Councillor Simon Bull has been receiving complaints from local residents in Winton about parking enforcement. Residents report that monitoring and enforcement isn't happening of double yellow lines, or areas with limited parking time allowed.

Winton Library Gardens Closure: This is no way to run a Tourist Town

19 February 2019

Green Party councillor Simon Bull and local activist Chris Rigby have renewed their calls for the re-opening of Winton Library Gardens.

Council Pushes ahead with unpopular Wessex Fields scheme

17 February 2019

Bournemouth Council’s Wessex Fields scheme to build a new road through the green belt in the area around the A338 and Royal Bournemouth Hospital continues despite environmental concerns and local opposition.

Bournemouth Beach Oil Drilling Begins - Simon Bull Highlights Lack of Action by Conor Burns

10 February 2019

The Bournemouth Beach oil rig is now in place and drilling has begun. Simon Bull, Green Party councillor for Winton East and Parliamentary candidate for Bournemouth West, has called out the lack of action by Bournemouth West's Conservative MP Conor Burns to try to prevent it.

Green MEP Molly Scott Cato visiting Bournemouth this weekend!

06 February 2019

Three very different events are running this weekend during the visit to South East Dorset of our Green Party MEP, Molly Scott Cato. Ask Molly a question online, join a debate at BU, or get active and join our local election campaign on the ground... or why not do all three?!

Bournemouth Beach oil drilling about to start - say NO!

23 January 2019

After full licensing for test oil drilling in Poole Bay was rammed through by the Conservative Government, oil rig installation is expected to start imminently, within sight of Bournemouth, Purbeck and the Isle of Wight.

Cllr Simon Bull with Amelia Womack

Green Party Deputy Leader visit to Bournemouth

11 January 2019

Amelia Womack, Deputy Leader of the Green Party, visited Bournemouth on Tuesday 8th January for a busy day delivering leaflets, speaking to members of the local party and, in the evening, to the wider public at a meeting of Save our Shores.

Letter published in the Echo under the heading "Aid Mother Nature"

21 December 2018

This letter from Susan Chapman was published in the Bournemouth Echo on Monday 17th December.

SEDGP members join The People's Vote March in London

25 October 2018

SEDGP members were among those on the six coaches from Dorset who went to London to take part in The People's Vote March.







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