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National Bill on Rights of Nature?

Introduction From the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the water we drink, nature provides the necessities for us to live. Without them, there would be no people, nevermind an economy. For centuries we have used this planet to grow our civilization, but we know that the planet necessarily has limits. We must […]

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Bus strike statement

By Alex Noble – Own work, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=83352947 The Green Party of County Durham (CDGP) is calling for the return of bus services to public ownership as the long running strike continues, which has seen many residents stranded and suffering hardship. Employees of Go NorthEast are currently on indefinite strike over pay and conditions. The […]

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Statutory Protection for Precious Green Lung

Council Process Formal Declaration of the Ponderosa as a ‘Local Nature Reserve’ Following a request from Cllr Jonathan Elmer, Durham County Council are processing the declaration of the Ponderosa (and all areas bounded in red above) as a Local Nature Reserve. This is a statutory designation made under the National Parks Act, 1949, that will […]

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