Chris Rigby speaks at the #NHSpay15 rally in Bournemouth

26 October 2020

Chris Rigby, Green Party Councillor for Winton East was one of the invited speakers at the National Health Service Pay15 rally held in Bournemouth Square on Saturday 17th October, a grassroots campaign led by frontline NHS workers demanding pay justice for ALL NHS workers.

BCP Council to offer half-term food parcels, after community campaign championed by Chris Rigby

24 October 2020

Councillor Chris Rigby has said he "couldn't be more pleased to share the news" that BCP Council will step in to provide food parcels for famiies struggling to access food this half term. The Unity Alliance said: "Thanks to Chris Rigby for leading the campaign and all who have supported."

Cllr Chris Rigby demands BCP Council action on half-term Free School Meals

23 October 2020

BCP Green Councillor Chris Rigby has today written to the Conservative leadership of BCP Council, urging that local action is taken on the question of half-term support for children who receive free school meals.

CCTV coming to Charminster crime and anti-social behaviour hotspot, after intervention by Alasdair Keddie

20 October 2020

Alasdair Keddie and fellow local campaigner Nicole Riley met with BCP Council's Head of CCTV to discuss the crime, drug use, fly-tipping and anti-social behaviour occurring by the footbridge and the alleyways at the bottom of Avon Road, Capstone Road and Shelbourne Road. A camera with line of sight into the alleyways is now on the way!

'Dangerous' and 'not acceptable': Chris Rigby responds at Standards Committee to Conservative councillor's 'ban mosques' comments

08 October 2020

Chris Rigby, a member of BCP Council's Standards Committee, spoke at the committee's meeting when it considered the report into the investigation of a formal complaint by a member of the public, regarding nationally reported comments by a BCP Conservative councillor for Moordown.

Cllr Simon Bull takes to the airwaves calling for Navitus Bay windfarm to be revisited

08 October 2020

Councillor Simon Bull has appeared on news bulletins of regional radio station Wave 105, again suggesting a revival of Dorset's shelved Navitus Bay windfarm scheme, in response to Boris Johnson's announcement of an expansion of wind power.

New Conservative leadership of BCP Council deletes the words 'Climate Change' from list of Cabinet titles

07 October 2020

There is no one in BCP Council's new Conservative Cabinet with the words 'Climate Change' in their job title, following changes the new administration has made to some of the top roles.

Alasdair Keddie and Chris Rigby elected Co-Chairs of BCP Green Party

07 October 2020

Three-time Bournemouth East Parliamentary candidate Alasdair Keddie and BCP Councillor Chris Rigby have been elected the new Co-Chairs of Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole Green Party (BCPGP).

Unity Alliance control of BCP Council has ended

02 October 2020

Unity Alliance control of BCP Council ended on 1st October. BCP Green Party expressed their thanks to the Unity Alliance administration.

'Of immense concern for the future of the conurbation': Local Greens on BCP Council leadership ballot

30 September 2020

Local Green Party politicians say that the upcoming secret ballot on 1st October for a new leader of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council is a source of immense concern for the future of the conurbation.

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