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Northampton's Dirty Air Needs Emergency Attention

21 June 2017

Northampton Borough Council’s Low Emissions Strategy is due to be presented to Cabinet on 21st June. The Northamptonshire Green Party has contributed to the Scrutiny Review and encourages Cabinet to accept the recommendations of the Committee and to establish timescales for developing those actions.

Daventry Parliamentary Candidate Stands Aside

05 May 2017

Daventry Green Party Parliamentary candidate Steve Whiffen has decided not to stand in the upcoming General Election. Steve has been an active member of the party for many years and stood for the Daventry seat in the 2015 General Election. Unfortunately he has decided not to stand for personal reasons.

Greens Call For Emergency Intervention into Air Pollution Crisis

03 May 2017

Jonathan Bartley, Green Party co-leader spoke at an assembly at a London school on May 3rd and called on the Government to clean up the UK’s filthy air, which is linked to 40,000 early deaths every year.

GENERAL ELECTION CROWDFUNDER LAUNCHED

29 April 2017

To ensure a strong Green option for the people of Northamptonshire in the upcoming elections we are selecting candidates for the 7 constituencies in the county. With such short notice, we need funds as quickly as possible to able to compete at the ballot box.

Northants Green Party Tackles Air Pollution On BBC Northampton

09 March 2017

Secretary, Steve Miller appeared on BBC Northampton on 7th March to discuss ways to reduce air pollution in Northampton Town Centre. Our own NOx emission tests have proven that Air Pollution in Northampton Town Centre is too high. Very little had been done about this. The Council's low emission strategy has been short on content so we feel this issue should be given more importance in the Council's priorities.

Car Tax Changes Hit Low Emission Car Drivers

14 February 2017

Changes to Vehicle Excise duties remove incentive to buy smaller, cleaner cars and benefit drivers of gas guzzlers

Wellingborough Community Vision

29 January 2017

To create a community alliance involving party and non-party political groups and people with the intention of standing candidates who offer a community led alternative to the present Northamptonshire County Council administration’s approach.

Northamptonshire STP: Slash Then Privatise?

13 December 2016

Northamptonshire Green Party are concerned that Sustainability & Transformation Plan is a 5 year plan to cut services and demand greater clarity with comprehensive consultation.

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