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Greenbank Greens demand end to Watering Can park development

Dan Fieldsend and Cllr Lawrence Brown outside Greenbank Park Greenbank Green councillor Lawrence Brown today (Thursday February 24) called on the council to back local residents opposed to the extension of the Watering Can café into the local park’s memorial walled garden. Greenbank Park was bought for the people of Liverpool in 1897 from the […]

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City left leaderless and rudderless as Labour descends into chaos

Liverpool City Council Green Group leader Tom Crone today (Tuesday February 23) called for a ‘Clean-hands Cabinet’ to lead the city out of the chaos caused by Labour dropping Acting Mayor and two other leading councillors as candidates for elections in May. Cllr Crone said: ‘The city has been left leaderless and rudderless. Labour has […]

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Green candidates call for elections delay to protect public after campaigning ban

Liverpool Green Party today (Friday February 5) called for May’s local elections to be postponed to protect the public and democracy. The call came after the Cabinet Office said the elections would go ahead but with restrictions on campaigning and support to get voters to the polls. The party, which is fielding council candidates across […]

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Sefton Park: Council goes ahead despite it all

A few weeks ago we reported that Liverpool City Council was planning to dispose of a Local Wildlife Site in Sefton Park to expand the Cricket Club. We provided details here.  We’ve nothing against cricket as such, but protecting wildlife is essential, and Britain is one of the worst countries for destroying it. This article in the Independent describes why […]

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Petition – Preserve the rights of EU citizens to stand and vote in local elections

Fair and effective local democracy depends on having certainty over who can stand and vote in local elections. Government should make a commitment, now, that all EU citizens legally resident in the UK should retain their rights to stand as candidates and vote in council elections after Brexit. An urgent commitment is needed because political […]

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Sefton Park Meadows – The Facts

Normally we wouldn’t comment on the content of other parties’ leaflets but Greenbank Labour’s New Year 2018 leaflet contained inaccuracies which need to be corrected: Leaflet: ”Sefton Park Meadows’ to be designated as ‘Green Space’ in Local Plan’. We say: There is no such designation in the Local Plan agreed by the Council. The designation for Sefton Park […]

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