Scrapping Electrification shows Tory contempt for rail passengers

04 July 2018

Newspaper articles have reported that government ministers are preparing to ditch plans to electrify the railway between Manchester and Leeds.

Greens slam North West MPs voting for Heathrow expansion

26 June 2018

North West Greens condemn the many Tory and Labour North West MPs who last night voted for the Heathrow third runway.

Shock revelation from frackers Cuadrilla

21 June 2018

Green Party of England and Wales co-leader Jonathan Bartley has today sent a letter (below) to Greg Clarke MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, to highlight the Party’s far-reaching concerns for the safety of the local community in the vicinity of Cuadrilla’s exploratory fracking site at Preston New Road in Lancashire.

Greens gain 4 North West Councillors

04 May 2018

North west Green Party gained four seats in the 2018 round of local elections as well as holding the 3 seats they were defending. Best result was taking two seats in Altrincham to deprive the Tories of control of Trafford Council.

Green Response to Northern Transport Plan

20 April 2018

The Green Party’s three northern regions have responded to the consultation on the Strategic Transport Plan of Transport for the North

North West Greens Field Record Slate in Elections

16 April 2018

The Green Party are fielding 331 candidates - 52% of the seats available - in local council elections to be held on May 3rd in many areas of the North West, including all the Metropolitan Boroughs. This is about 20% more than 2014 - the last time the same seats were contested.

Greens Condemn World Record Breaking River Pollution

14 March 2018

The River Tame has the worst levels of microplastic pollution ever recorded anywhere in the world. Tameside Greens call on the Council to ensure that industries play their part in the clean up.

Greens Support UCU Strike in Defence of Pensions

27 February 2018

The Green Party fully support the strike action called by UCU in defence of pensions in the Pre-92 University Sector

Prescot Green Councillor slams Knowsley park sell-off!

19 December 2017

Knowsley Labour Party Councillors voted unanimously to surrender over 90 hectares of parkland for development; Local Green Party Councillor Kai Taylor has branded this decision to surrender 17 parks as ‘utterly disgraceful’

Green Party Leaders Visit Lancashire Fracking Site

19 September 2017

The Green Party’s co-leaders, Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley joined well over 100 protesters outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site on Preston New Road in Lancashire yesterday.

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Euro Election Candidates

The Green Party candidates for the North West region in the Euro Elections of 23 May are:

Gina Dowding. Lancashire County Councillor.
Wendy Olsen. Salford.
Jessica Northey. St Helens.
Geraldine Coggins. Trafford Borough Councillor.
Rosie Mills. Lancaster.
Astrid Johnson. Manchester.
Dan Jerrome. Trafford Borough Councillor.
James Booth. Macclesfield.

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