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Greens lead ecological emergency call

By Matthew Prior – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Green county councillor Jonathan Elmer is leading calls to declare an ecological emergency in County Durham. Near the end of 2021, Jonathan addressed the full Council to highlight the ecological plight of the county. As a result of his address, a report on the state […]

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2021 – A Year of Great Progress

Our Co-ordinator Rupert Friederichsen highlights eight positives from 2021 for the County Durham Green party and looks ahead to making 2022 even better. One: We devoted the first quarter of 2021 to intense campaigning. It was heartening to see so many new as well as the familiar faces in our team. Weekend after weekend, we […]

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Skate Park Ramps Resurfaced

It took a while, but they are good to skate on The large skateboard ramp at Meadowfield Sports Centre was vandalised back in 2020 and Covid caused major delays to necessary repair work. Priscilla Elmer and the green team have made sure the need for this repair was not forgotten. We’re delighted to say that […]

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Shincliffe declares climate emergency

Shincliffe Parish Council has committed to doing its bit to reach “net zero” emissions. Members have unanimously agreed to declare a climate and ecological emergency, and to call for a joint local & national government Task Force to plan action to reach ‘net zero’ emissions. Green councillor Stephen Ashfield said: “Many local authorities are playing […]

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