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Tributes paid to Green Party Councillor, Diane Hoy.

It is with great sadness that today we today share the news of the passing of Green Party Councillor Diane Hoy. Diane was a pivotal part of her community in Hullbridge, and she was a beloved mother, wife, and friend. She lost her final battle with Breast Cancer on Friday, September 11th surrounded by loved […]

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Greens criticise Council’s ‘dangerously unambitious’ tree planting policy

In late July 2019, following growing pressure from the Green Party, the Once Upon A Tree (Southend) campaign group, and residents, Cllr Carole Mulroney (Liberal Democrat – Cabinet member for Environment and Planning) announced a moratorium on the non-emergency felling of all street trees in Southend and announced that Southend Council will work with its […]

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Thomas Love; on Seaway, and Southend’s Cinema History

Following the news that Southend Council has approved the controversial Seaway developments, our Candidate for Leigh Ward, Thomas Love gives us his thoughts on the development and its potential impact on the existing ODEON cinema.  Cinemas have been a part of Southend’s colourful local history for almost a century. The Rivoli, Southend’s first dedicated cinema, opened […]

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Southend Council has approved the controversial Seaway development.

On Wednesday’s crucial Development Control Committee, a narrow margin of councillors voted in favour of granting planning permission to the controversial scheme. Despite staunch opposition from neighbouring residents and vocal pleas from many seafront businesses, a proposal to refuse the scheme was narrowly rejected by seven votes to nine and the majority voted in favour of […]

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Greens call for responsible PPE use in Southend

SEVEN bags of litter were collected by one household in just one afternoon. The Green Party has urged residents in Southend to use and dispose of PPE responsibly after recording a dramatic spike in the amount of PPE-related litter cleaned up by its volunteers.  Since lockdown, many members of the Green Party have been conducting […]

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Greens launch Petition against loss of parkland in Southchurch

Green Party Candidate for Thorpe Ward, Jo Bates Green Party candidate for Thorpe Ward, Jo Bates launches petition against the proposed increase in the size of the car park at Southchurch Park. In September 2019 Southend Council declared a Climate Emergency, and yet this week senior councillors are pushing for a scheme which will worsen Air […]

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Greens open new office in Southend

Members of the South East Essex Green Party in the new Office, opened by Amelia Womack On Friday 6th March 2020, the South East Essex Green Party opened a brand new office in central Southend. Opened by Deputy Leader of the Green Party, Amelia Womack, joined by members of the local Green Party, this new […]

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Southend GreenFest 2020

The South East Essex Green Party have today announced a brand new event for 2020, the Southend GreenFest. The South East Essex Green Party are proud to announce a brand new two-day event for 2020, the Southend GreenFest held at The Railway Hotel Southend on 6 & 7 March 2020. This groundbreaking fundraising event, which hopes to raise awareness […]

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