13 May 2020
The Government has instructed Councils to prioritise pedestrians and cyclists as part of its plans to come out of lockdown. Northants Green Party calls on Northants County Council and Northampton Borough Council to grasp this opportunity and to support active travel.
15 November 2019
15 October 2019
Northamptonshire Green Party is ready to fight a snap General Election and have selected candidates for all 7 constituencies in the County.
25 June 2019
20 June 2019
Northants Green Party welcomes decision by Northamptonshire County Council to declare a Climate Emergency.
11 June 2019
Northants Green Party is offering a bag swap - exchange a plastic bag for a Green Party reusable tote bag.
09 May 2019
Say Yes to Europe, and say No to Climate Change. Vote Green on 23rd May.
28 March 2019
11 November 2018
Denise Donaldson has been selected by the Green Party, to be our candidate at the forthcoming Northampton by-election in Delepre, Briar Hill and Far Cotton.
23 August 2018
In March the Government asked Northamptonshire's County, Borough and District councils to solve the problem of providing properly funded and efficient public services. The Northamptonshire Green Party has seen their report and is not impressed. Here is what they say.
13 March 2018
Northamptonshire Green Party has selected its candidates to stand in the next general election.
01 March 2018
Northamptonshire Green Party support CILIP's call for a Government Inquiry into County Council Library closures.
07 February 2018
The current situation at Angel Square is that Northamptonshire County Council has run out of money; whilst it may seem without precedent, it also feels somehow inevitable.
21 January 2018
We are proud to announce that Simon Turner, a local party activist and community volunteer, will stand for the Green Party in the upcoming county and district by-elections in Higham Ferrers.
03 December 2017
Amber Valley Green Party will be hosting a series of action days where Greens from across the East Midands region will be able to lend a hand with activities such as delivering news letters, conducting surveys, and talking to residents.
20 November 2017
Kingsthorpe has an air quality problem. The planning application for Buckton Fields fails to engage with the impact this will have on air quality, and Northampton Borough Council should object to the planning application on these grounds.
06 September 2017
Green Party welcomes NBC's belated recognition of legal air quality obligations.
01 September 2017
We are proud to announce our recent Parliamentary Candidate for South Northants, Denise Donaldson will stand for the Green Party in the upcoming Nene Valley By-Election.
07 August 2017
The Green Party welcomes the overdue decision by Northampton Borough Council to declare new Air Quality Management Areas around the North Gate Bus Station, but would like the Council to explain why this has taken so long.
01 August 2017
The Green Party Air Quality campaign is featured in the current issue of The NeneQuirer magazine.
13 July 2017
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
14 February 2017
Changes to Vehicle Excise duties remove incentive to buy smaller, cleaner cars and benefit drivers of gas guzzlers
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.
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.
08 November 2016
Our £7 million North Gate Bus Station has produced air pollution readings consistently above legal limits.
06 October 2016
Rob Reeves & Kirsty Berry have written to the Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph to express their hopes for local government to look past party differences in the wake of Tory councillor Michael Brown's resignation from Kettering Council
29 September 2016
The Northants Green Party want to hold Northampton Borough Council to account over illegally high Nitrogen Dioxide levels in the town. Our own readings taken over recent months are confirming this and we ask the council what are they going to do to tackle this pressing public health issue.
27 July 2016
13 July 2016
Northants Green Party starts measuring Air Quality across town to better inform communities.
12 June 2016
Green Party encourages wide public consultation of Low Emissions Strategy
21 February 2016
Yesterday Northants Green Party member, Holly Shane Griffiths, joined forces with the Lib Dems and Labour in Kettering to campaign to stay in the EU.
12 February 2016
The East Midlands Green Party has elected Kat Boettge as their lead candidate for the European Parliament elections in 2019.
10 May 2015
General Election Results 2015 in Northamptonshire
04 May 2015
The Green Party rejects the policy of letting the market run education. It was a policy started by Labour and then taken up with enthusiasm by the Tory and LibDem Coalition Government.
03 May 2015
With crucial talks on Climate Change scheduled for the end of the year in Paris, the Green Party are asking voters to send a strong message to politicians to take those talks seriously and to commit to taking real action.
01 May 2015
Wellingborough Labour Parliamentary Candidate loses backing of his party, comment by Marion Turner-Hawes, Green Party Candidate
29 April 2015
The Green Party, the fastest-growing political party in England and Wales, has released ‘Vote for what you believe in’, its second campaign video.
18 April 2015
"Corby residents are really angry at what they see as plans to turn the town into a dumping ground. The developers, Drenl, may claim that gasification is not incineration, but I say Gasification is "incineration in disguise" because the technology is still dangerous to air quality and public health."
11 April 2015
We need to show Northamptonshire County Council and the developers we do not want their rubbish and pollution. Please feel free to come along and support us
07 April 2015
One vote the Green Party did win on Thursday (2nd April) was the Learning Disability Alliance's (LDa) Citizens Jury
04 April 2015
The developer behind plans to build a recycling plant on the Brookfield Plantation is drawing up a second planning application for the site.