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Take action to reduce criminalisation of homeless people in Poole

05 August 2020

Chris Rigby, BCP Council Green Party Councillor writes of his concerns about changes to restrictions which will affect rough sleepers and homelessness in Poole.

BCP Council meeting answers Green councillors' questions on Diversity and the Environment

16 July 2020

At the virtual meeting of BCP Council in July, both Cllr Simon Bull and Cllr Chris Rigby asked questions which received comprehensive replies.

Simon Bull becomes Interim Chair of the Association of Green Councillors

16 July 2020

Councillor Simon Bull has become Chair of the Association of Green Councillors (AGC), the network of around 600 elected Green Party Councillors from every level of local government in England and Wales.

Temporary measures to prioritise safety over traffic in Winton and Poole

11 July 2020

Councillor Simon Bull is pleased to see temporary measures in the centre of Winton and elsewhere which prioritise people’s health and safety over cars during the Coronavirus crisis.

BCP creates a new era for cycling and walking

04 July 2020

BCP Council has been indicatively awarded around £1.4million from the government’s Emergency Active Travel Fund - a funding package to 'create new era for cycling and walking'.

Bournemouth beach

Major incident reported at Bournemouth beach

25 June 2020

National and local news channels reported crowds flocking to Bournemouth beaches, and Cllr Chris Rigby commented on the litter that was left.

BCP Unity Alliance survives no-confidence vote

09 June 2020

The Unity Alliance retains control of Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole (BCP) Council, following the failure of the Conservative Group's motion of no-confidence at Full Council tonight.

Very disappointing and sad - Simon Bull comments on recent behaviour at BCP beaches

"Very disappointing and sad": Simon Bull comments on recent behaviour at BCP's beaches

06 June 2020

Responding to mounting public concern about excessive crowding and irresponsible behaviour on our local beaches, Simon Bull has written: "It was very disappointing to see pictures of the state of our beaches last weekend. Visitors to our towns should heed the message - don't come here at this time."

Hundreds turn out to #BlackLivesMatter protest in Bournemouth

03 June 2020

Hundreds of peaceful protesters gathered in Bournemouth on Tuesday 2nd June to protest against the police killing in Minneapolis of unarmed black man George Floyd.

Chris Rigby supports Council leader's call for stricter travel rules

02 June 2020

Green Party support BCP Council Leader urgently calling for stricter travel rules after the weekend's chaotic beach scenes







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