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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...

May 17, 2019

These are exciting times. We haven't even finished celebrating the election of our two Green Borough Councillors and we're the in middle of another election!

We have a list of excellent candidates for the European elections on 23rd May. One of whom, Daniel Wimberley, is...

May 16, 2019

If you were following the local elections, you probably already know by now, but we are delighted to say that Greens across the High Peak have been celebrating gaining our first ever seats on the High Peak Borough Council!

We took both seats in the Hope Valley ward, whe...

May 6, 2019

We are eroding the very foundations of economies, livelihoods, food security, health and quality of life worldwide.

Robert Watson, the Chair of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (Ibpes)

This is the stark warning issued i...

April 23, 2019

It's been a big week for the climate. Extinction Rebellion have been making headlines with their protests in London, the inspirational Greta Thunberg delivered an impassioned and emotional speech to the EU, and David Attenborough’s sobering documentary Climate Change-...

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