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New King, new PM, old crisis

Liz Truss by photographer Simon Dawson – OGL 3 The country has experienced an incredible amount of change in a short space of time. Liz Truss was appointed our new Prime Minister on 6th September by a Head of State who passed away two days later. All this in the middle of an unprecedented cost-of-living […]

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Greens call for common ownership of water companies

The consequences of a decision by the Conservative Government back in October 2021 is now having a devastating impact on our rivers and coastal waters. Back then, Tory MPs – including the three representing County Durham constituencies – voted down a Lords amendment to the Environment Bill which would have made it illegal for water […]

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Supporting Consett residents

County Durham Greens are supporting Consett residents in their battle to stop a waste-to-energy incinerator being built in the town. The developers, Project Genesis Ltd, are currently Appealing the decision by Durham County Council to reject the proposal. The Appeal hearing began on 9th August. Several County Durham Green Party Members joined residents for the […]

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Housing plans inadequate, say Greens

Green belt land by PxHere Plans to build 470 houses on former Green Belt land near Durham City have been branded woefully inadequate in addressing the climate emergency by County Durham Greens. Members have submitted strong objections to the plans. A decision on the plans is listed for October. Fiona Shenton, Coordinator of County Durham […]

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