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'.
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.
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.
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."
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.
02 June 2020
Green Party support BCP Council Leader urgently calling for stricter travel rules after the weekend's chaotic beach scenes
30 May 2020
Local Greens have condemned the move by the Conservative group on BCP Council to submit a motion of no-confidence in the ruling Unity Alliance.
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.
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.
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.