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Greens Respond to James Duddridge MP's Comments on Poverty

29 November 2018

Southend Council recently published its Housing, Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy detailing how child poverty in the borough has increased from 19% to 29%. We've done some Homework for Mr Duddridge, and hopefully, he'll see this.

SEEGP Comments on the 'Fossetts for The People' Campaign

23 November 2018

In the past few weeks, a new offshoot of the #SaveSouthendNHS campaign has been launched demanding that Southend Council build 400 new 'affordable', private rent, and social homes on the former NHS-owned land adjacent to the proposed Fossetts Farm developments.

Green Party Against Lower Thames Crossing

17 November 2018

Today, Saturday 17th November 2018, the Eastern Region Green Party, including Councillor James Abbott and members of the Essex Green Parties, voted unanimously to oppose the proposal for a new crossing of the Thames by road.

Essex County Council to close 25 Libraries

16 November 2018

Under the proposed plans, ONE-THIRD of all Essex Libraries will be permanently closed, with a further 19 facing the threat of closure.

Residents Win Campaign Against Cliffslip Museum

18 October 2018

While Southend Council has finally admitted that the Cliffs is not going to be the location for their "Thames Estuary Experience" Museum, it has not ruled out what will happen to the Cliff Gardens site.

Greens Respond to Proposed Southend Bypass

29 September 2018

With the seemingly unanimous support of most Southend residents, Mr Courtenay seems to have hit the nail on the head with a wonderful and potentially election-winning idea... Or has he?

Greens Call Public Meeting over £55m Museum

24 September 2018

If in less than a year, the publicised cost of the project can increase by £15m, how long will it be before we reach the £80m threshold prophesied by SKIPP almost a decade ago?

Southend Pride 2018

23 July 2018

This week, 14th-21st July 2018, has been a blaze of LGBTIQA+ culture, community, and splendour in Southend. Returning for the first time in over fifteen years, Southend Pride featured a packed week of literary, theatrical, faith, musical, comedic, and social events, and it has been truly spectacular.

A Dark Day for Southend Healthcare

09 July 2018

Simon Cross gives his analysis of the recently announced decision to close Orsett Hospital, and the other decisions likely to affect the lives of hundreds of thousands of NHS users across South Essex.

Central Southend Community Policing Meeting; May '18

30 May 2018

Yesterday, three members of our local party attended the Community Policing Meeting at the Civic Centre focussing on the town centre wards of Kursaal, Milton, and Victoria. The meeting saw most of the attendees raising the same issue about different locations across the three wards; Drug dealing and Drug Use on our streets.







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