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Apr 2, 2014
Category: General
Posted by: abell
Green Party members from Exeter and others parts of Devon and the South West joined hundreds to protest against the government's badger cull policy.
Mar 3, 2014
Category: General
Posted by: abell
The Green Party has unveiled radical plans for the future of Exeter. Responding to a City Council consultation on the future development of the city they call for a series of measures to ensure healthy lifestyles, reduce pollution and provide low cost housing.
Feb 20, 2014
Category: Public Services
Posted by: abell

As Devon County Council members met to agree a reduced budget this week, Exeter Green Party campaigners joined young people protesting at proposed cuts to Youth Services.

Feb 1, 2014
Category: General
Posted by: abell

A letter published in the Express and Echo, sent by local member David Barker-Halo, calls on Exeter City Council councillors to pass a motion of support for the Robin Hood Tax:

Jan 12, 2014
Category: General
Posted by: abell
Members of Exeter Green Party have been involved in a region-wide campaign to take back the Great Western franchise into public ownership. Green Party members will be leafleted passengers outside railway stations in Exeter throughout January.
Oct 2, 2013
Category: General
Posted by: abell
Natalie Bennett, national Green Party leader, is to visit Exeter University on Saturday 12th October to take part in a questions and answers session following the screening of the film Drill Baby Drill.
Sep 5, 2013
Category: Food
Posted by: abell
The following letter was sent to the Express and Echo newspaper and published on 5th September. It was in response to an editorial which appeared in the paper the previous week: Independents need to thrive beside chains.
Aug 31, 2013
Category: General
Posted by: abell
The annual Green Fair on Cathedral Green in Exeter promises to be bigger and better than ever. This long established family event will take place on Saturday 7th September from 10am - 4pm. The Green Fair committee, who organise the event, are even promising good weather!
Jun 14, 2013
Category: Food
Posted by: abell
The Green Party in Exeter is calling on Exeter City Council to ensure the bus station redevelopment provides an opportunity to showcase the best that Devon has to offer in local foods, artisan crafts and multiculturalism and diversity.
May 14, 2013
Category: General
Posted by: abell
Exeter Green Party has teamed up with Transition Exeter and Occupy Exeter to organise a key public meeting exploring the impact of being homeless or vulnerably housed in Exeter and what is being done to address the issue.
Apr 14, 2013
Category: General
Posted by: abell

The Green Party has welcomed news that Exeter City Council is to generate electricity from solar panels on some of its properties and premises, something that has been Exeter Green Party policy for several years. However, the local Party says that if solar panels had been fitted two years ago, when Exeter Green Party first proposed the idea, there would have been a far greater financial return on the Council’s investment.

Mar 19, 2013
Category: General
Posted by: abell
Exeter Green Party is urging the Labour controlled City Council to refuse to evict tenants who are unable to pay what has become known as the bedroom tax when it is introduced in April.
Mar 19, 2013
Category: General
Posted by: abell

The new leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, Natalie Bennett, visited Exeter in early March to launch a manifesto for Devon. Together with leading candidates standing in the Devon County Council elections, Ms Bennett launched the manifesto outside County Hall.

Mar 2, 2013
Category: General
Posted by: abell
The new leader of the Green Party of England and Wales is visiting Devon on Tuesday 5th March. Natalie Bennett – voted in as party leader during 2012 – will launch the Green Party Manifesto for Devon for the May Devon County Council elections.
Jan 8, 2013
Category: General
Posted by: abell
The Green Party in Exeter has warned that the floods witnessed in the Exeter area could become far more common in future, due to changes in the climate.
Dec 13, 2012
Category: Transport
Posted by: abell

A road widening scheme costing nearly £1million has been condemned as poor value for money by the Green Party in Exeter.

Oct 25, 2012
Category: General
Posted by: abell

The opening of John Lewis in Exeter has resulted in some extraordinary claims about the benefits to the local economy. Andrew Bell, Exeter Green Party Policy Officer offers a reality check.

Jul 16, 2012
Category: Transport
Posted by: abell
A letter published in the Express and Echo (19th July) from Andrew Bell, Exeter Green Party Policy Officer, reafirms the local Party's committment to ensure that the bus staion redevelopment is trully sustainable and prioritises local businesses and enterprises and provides a state-of-the-art public transport interchange.
May 29, 2012
Category: General
Posted by: abell

A letter was sent to and published by the Express and Echo following the May 2012 local City Council elections. This highlighted our successes across the region and in particular our best result in Exeter -  our 145% increase in vote in St David's.

Apr 25, 2012
Category: General
Posted by: abell

With a recent study showing that fewer than ten per cent of children play in wild places; down from 50 per cent a generation ago, the Green Party calls for anyone committed to the health of their children to vote Green on May 3rd.