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Welcome Fiona – our new co-ordinator

Recently retired bioscientist Fiona Shenton has been elected co-ordinator of County Durham Green Party. She will serve for a year and is being supported by former co-ordinators and county councillor Jonathan Elmer. In her letter introducing herself to members she paid tribute to retiring co-ordinator Rupert Friederichsen. “Rupert has done an excellent job in the […]

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Award for Durham Greens

We’ve won an award! County Durham Greens have won the ‘Working Together’ Award in the annual Green Party Regional Awards at its AGM. A panel of judges gave us the award in recognition of our generosity in helping other local Green Party branches, particularly Sunderland, in the run up to May’s local elections. The nomination […]

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Greens concerned over watering down of taxi rules

County Durham Greens have expressed concern over the watering down of new proposals for the licensing hackney carriage and private hire licences. In our response to the county council’s public consultation on the new proposals we ask why they have been weakened since the previous draft. “Why, given Durham County Council’s commitment to reduce emissions […]

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