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University of Bristol Court votes for fossil fuel divestment

University of Bristol Court votes for fossil fuel divestment

The University of Bristol Court has today passed a motion from Bristol Green Councillor Carla Denyer, calling on the university to withdraw funding from fossil fuel companies.

Come on Bristol Uni  its time to divest now

“Come on Bristol Uni – it’s time to divest now!”

Pressure is mounting on Bristol University to withdraw its investments in fossil fuel companies ahead of this year’s Court meeting, where Councillor Carla Denyer will be tabling a motion calling for the university to become ‘fossil free’.

Bristol City Council heads for crisis as Tory austerity  bites

Bristol City Council heads for crisis as Tory austerity bites

Bristol City Council slipped further into crisis today as all non-essential spending was halted by the Council’s CEO issuing a spending freeze across the Council. Green Party Councillors responded to the news slamming both the Tory austerity agenda and the lack of any real opposition to it.

Alderman Gus

Alderman Gus

Alderman Gus

No affordable housing in Chocolate Factory plans utterly appalling

No affordable housing in Chocolate Factory plans ‘utterly appalling’

Leader of the Green Party councillor Group, Charlie Bolton, has submitted a statement to the Council’s planning committee meeting slamming the lack of affordable housing in plans to develop Bristol’s former Elizabeth Shaw Chocolate Factory.

We need a Bristol living rent

We need a Bristol living rent

Bristol Greens welcomed the announcement in the Autumn Statement that the government will consult on abolishing Letting Agents' Fees - a move that could save private tenants in Bristol around £50m per year.(1)

Time for bold investment in Bristols future

Time for bold investment in Bristol’s future

As a damp Bristol emerges from torrential rain, Bristol Green Party is calling for the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement to include bold investment in Bristol’s future, including investment in flood defences, developing a clear post-Brexit strategy to eliminate fuel poverty and investment in council housing.

Greens celebrate bus reconnecting Clifton Village and Whiteladies Road

Greens celebrate bus re-connecting Clifton Village and Whiteladies Road

Green councillors are celebrating the announcement that the number 9 bus will re-connect Clifton Village and Whiteladies road, following meetings between local Green councillors and First Bus.

Clean Air Zone commitment by Mayor after Green campaign

Clean Air Zone commitment by Mayor after Green campaign

Clean Air Zone commitment by Mayor after Green campaign

Bristols statues protected against illegal and unsafe air

Bristol’s statues protected against illegal and unsafe air

Campaigners have today given Bristol’s most famous resident’s protective masks against the consistently unsafe and illegal air pollution levels in the city

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