Agreement reached between High Peak Green Party and High Peak Labour Party for the Whaley Bridge By

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 further talks ahead of the Derbyshire County Council elections in 2021 and the High Peak Borough Council elections in 2023. If elected, Ruth George has also committed to working with local Green Party members on a range of common issues. Green Party candidate for Whaley Bridge, Lucas Jones has said “I am pleased to see Ruth's commitment to work together on an ongoing basis as part of a local progressive alliance; I believe this is

Action on the climate emergency

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. There will be a workshop of local environmental and sustainability groups on 15th October. Groups such as Transition Buxton, Hope Valley Climate Action and Sustainable Hayfield will be represented and will have an opportunity to discuss how our communities can support and enhance the council's initiatives for facing the climate and biodiversity crises. A council working group has been created and its first meeting will be on 30t

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