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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...

October 2, 2019

At the council meeting on Tuesday October 15th, High Peak Borough Council will debate a motion to declare a climate emergency. The motion is proposed by Green Party Councillor for Hope Valley, Joanna Collins and seconded by Councillor Jean Todd, Labour councillor for B...

September 11, 2019

Wilding is the story of the conversion of the Knepp Estate in West Sussex from intensive agricultural to an extensive wildlife refuge.  It is a beautifully written account charting the reclamation of the heavy Weald clays by nature; a living demonstration of how nature...

August 3, 2019

 In 2007, Professor David King, then chief scientific advisor to the UK government stated. 

Avoiding dangerous climate change is impossible – dangerous climate change is already here. The question is, can we avoid catastrophic climate change?

Year after ye...

July 6, 2019

This spring has seen an eruption of interest and energy in campaigning about climate change, with Extinction Rebellion protests, the visit of Greta Thunberg, and David Attenborough’s TV documentary.  And in the Hope Valley, a meeting to discuss what we can do about it...

June 17, 2019

A delegation of High Peak Greens attended the Party’s Spring Conference in Scarborough where they heard the Party Leaders call for urgent action on the Climate Emergency. 

Co-leader Jonathan Bartley demanded that spending on weapons of mass destruction be scaled back to...

May 21, 2019

On Saturday our local EU election candidate, Daniel Wimberley, took a (public) bus tour around some of the High Peak to talk to people about the upcoming election - and it was a great success! 

Seventeen folk took part in the tour, first meeting in in Glossop at 10...