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May 21, 2020

At the end of 2019, Caroline Lucas,  former co-leader and current sole MP of the Green Party, commissioned a “New Deal for Nature” to inform her work in parliament, feed into the party’s policies and stimulate public and political debate. A group of leading conser...

March 11, 2020

The Green Party are calling for a budget that will give us a realistic chance of avoiding climate breakdown and, at the same time, tackle the shameful inequalies in our society. 

Jonathan Bartley: “This is about making the transition to a low-carbon economy while puttin...

March 4, 2020

Increased Flooding Predicted by Climate Science

In 2007, violent summer storms caused widespread flooding in England affecting 55,000 properties, claiming 13 lives. It was described as the largest ever peacetime emergency Costing more than £3 billion.  Following the flo...

February 23, 2020

Martin Carney, outgoing Governor of the Bank of England, is unlikely to be lying outside the offices of fossil fuel companies along with XR. However, he shares some of their concerns. He has said companies and investors need to step up planning for climate change, with...

January 24, 2020

An electoral agreement has been reached between High Peak Green Party and High Peak Labour Party whereby the Green Party candidate, Lucas Jones, will  stand aside for Labour’s Ruth George at the upcoming Whaley Bridge by-election.

The two parties have committed to furth...

January 6, 2020

Plans for action on the climate emergency, which was declared last year in October, will be included in High Peak Borough Counci's l planning for the next financial year, 2020-2021. There’s been some delay to this due to the election and Christmas and New Year Break.


November 4, 2019

Does the stuff you put in your recycling bin really get recycled? How is plastic separated from paper, cardboard from drinks cans?

A quick answer to the first question is: yes, it really does get recycled. For answers to the second question, read on.

The Borough Council...

November 1, 2019

Green Party candidate for High Peak, Robert Hodgetts-Haley, has welcomed the chance to fight the December general election, despite the election not being the answer to solve the Brexit deadlock.

The Green Party believe that the upcoming general election is not the answ...

October 16, 2019

At the full council meeting on October 15th, High Peak Borough Council unanimously declared a climate emergency and agreed to set up a working group to determine the actions needed to confront the emergency both in the council's own operations and more widely by workin...

October 3, 2019

Robert Hodgetts-Haley has been selected as the prospective parliamentary for the Green party in the High Peak. A local campaigner and businessman Robert stood for election to the borough council earlier this year. He has also been involved in a Glossop campaign to ensu...

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