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BCP’s Green councillors call for vibrant new Bournemouth festival to replace the Air Show in a time of climate emergency

12 May 2020

Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole’s Green councillors call for the Bournemouth Air Show to be replaced in the coming years, as one measure to address the climate emergency and to centre local tourism around the needs of residents across the conurbation. The comments come as BCP Council announce the cancellation of the Air Show this year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Local homeless supported into longer-term accommodation during Coronavirus crisis

07 May 2020

BCP Council reported on 6th May that many people who were rough sleeping or faced homelessness across the area and who have been temporarily housed in response to the Covid-19 lockdown in March are being supported into more longer-term sustainable accommodation.

Chris Rigby opposes local Conservatives' call to sell Town Hall and cut jobs

07 May 2020

Green Party Councillor Chris Rigby opposes Conservative members of BCP Council plans to sell the Town Hall and cut jobs as part of efforts to address the financial impact of the coronavirus.

BCP Council approves two developments to help tackle housing crisis

01 May 2020

Good news from Planning Committee as they grant permission for two significant developments to help tackle the national housing crisis.

BCP's Green councillors back call for urgent funding to local authorities to tackle coronavirus crisis

20 April 2020

Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole's Green councillors Simon Bull and Chris Rigby have joined other Green councillors across the country in signing an open letter to Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick to demand emergency and longer-term funding to enable local authorities to continue to support communities during the coronavirus crisis.

BCP Council resumes garden waste collections

19 April 2020

BCP Council have announced that they are resuming garden waste collection services across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, starting Monday 20 April.

Chris Rigby hails fantastic response by "Together We Can" volunteers

18 April 2020

Councillor Chris Rigby has hailed a fantastic number of volunteer signups for BCP Council's "Together We Can" programme, offering support to people in need across Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole during the coronavirus crisis. 48 volunteers have signed up in Winton East ward alone.

Green Party supports BCP Council ban on Sky Lanterns

16 April 2020

At the BCP Council meeting on 18th February, the Council banned the use of Sky Lanterns and Helium Balloons from land owned by, and events licensed by, BCP Council.

Green Party followers in Bournemouth and beyond report great support for #ClapForOurCarers

10 April 2020

Followers of the Bournemouth Green Party Facebook page have reported great support where they are for the third week of the weekly Thursday evening #ClapForOurCarers initiative.

Councillors Chris Rigby and Simon Bull

Winton East Councillors reach out with video during Coronavirus lockdown

06 April 2020

Councillors Simon Bull and Chris Rigby have released a video which has reached 14,000 residents across Winton as a replacement for the next door-to-door newsletter.







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