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Green Councillors call for West Yorkshire-wide Declaration of “Climate Emergency”

18 June 2019

The Green Party councillors from councils in the Leeds City Region have called on the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) to declare a climate emergency.

‘Green Wave’ Party conference in Scarborough starts tomorrow

06 June 2019

The Green Party ‘spring’ conference will open tomorrow in Scarborough, with a big celebration congratulating all of our new MEPs and councillors.

Mirfield Town Councillor Steve Benson joins the Green Party

04 June 2019

Kirklees Green Party have been celebrating after a Mirfield Town Councillor left the Conservatives to join the Green Party.

New Green MEP Magid Magid on shortlist for One Young World Politician of the Year award

31 May 2019

Magid Magid, just elected as the first Green MEP for the Yorkshire and Humber region, who recently completed his term as the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, has been shortlisted for the One Young World Politician of the Year award.

Green Party celebrate first Green MEP for Yorkshire & the Humber

29 May 2019

Greens secure 12.9% of the regional vote resulting in Magid Magid being elected.

Outgoing Sheffield Lord Mayor Magid Magid selected as lead candidate for Greens for European election

23 April 2019

Green Party members select outgoing Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Magid Magid and Councillor Alison Teal as lead candidates for European Parliament elections

Sheffield must be zero-carbon by 2030

05 February 2019

Sheffield Green Party councillors are demanding a clear commitment to the city being “zero carbon” by 2030 at the latest, as the world faces a “climate emergency.”

Bradford becomes the largest UK council to declare "Climate Emergency" following Green Party motion

16 January 2019

Bradford District Council has become the largest local authority in the UK – and second in Yorkshire - to declare a "climate emergency" after a motion by Green Party councillors was passed last night

Scarborough Council declares climate emergency following proposal by Green Party councillors

08 January 2019

Scarborough Council will become the first council in Yorkshire to declare a "climate emergency" after a motion by Green Party councillors was passed last night.

Natalie Bennett visits Misson Springs Protection Camp

08 January 2019

Natalie Bennett visits he Misson protectors, monitoring the actions of iGas, which plans to frack on a former Ministry of Defence bomb testing site near Doncaster.

Green Party call for passengers to “make rail companies pay”

02 January 2019

Yorkshire & the Humber Green Party are calling for passengers to “make rail companies pay” for unreliable rail service as annual rail fare hike takes force.

The Green Party renews calls to see Arriva stripped of Northern rail franchise as German rail giant seeks government bailout.

05 November 2018

The Green Party renews calls to see Arriva stripped of Northern rail franchise as German rail giant seeks government bailout.

Green Party calls for immediate end to Fracking operations in the UK

31 October 2018

A leading Green Party politician has called for the immediate end of fracking operations after the strongest tremor yet halted fracking at Cuadrilla site near Blackpool.

Green call for better buses

30 October 2018

Green Party councillors are urging the regional mayor to take back control of South Yorkshire’s buses

Letter: The North never forgets

03 October 2018

Many people in the North of England know the government doesn’t care about its lack of modern infrastructure and the desperate impacts of austerity here.

Morning commute chaos leads Green Party to renew calls for First to be stripped of it’s rail franchise.

26 September 2018

A Green Party councillor from Huddersfield has renewed calls for First to be stripped of Transpennine rail franchise as mass cancellations lead to more rail chaos this mornings (26th September) train services.

Green Party calls for nationwide Car Free Days

21 September 2018

The Green Party will call on the Government to launch nationwide annual Car Free Days to mark the global event tomorrow (Saturday 22 September).

Letter: Campaigning on renationalising the the railways isn’t leading the opposition - but following far behind

05 September 2018

It’s clear that the majority of us are already in favour of renationalising the railways, which begs the question, who are Labour trying to convince? This isn’t leading the opposition, but following it far behind. The Green Party will continue to champion genuinely transformative policies that will benefit our entire country

Bradford District Green Party welcome end of grouse shooting on Ilkley Moor

11 August 2018

On the 12th August this year, Bradford Green Party will be welcoming the first year in over a decade that grouse shooting has not taken place on Ilkley Moor.

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