Derbyshire County Council leader, Barry Lewis, recently posted a YouTube clip in which he announced his intention to schedule a conference later in the year in order to discuss the future of Derbyshire’s grass verges. Derbyshire Green Party welcomes the beginning of this conversation as it has for a long time been campaigning for the wild flowering of verges and the rewilding of green spaces. Following the announcement, DGP have released the following statement.
Frank Adlington-Stringer, the candidate in Green Party target division Wingerworth and Shirland, has set up his own blog to promte local issues and to provide space for himself and the community to interact. He regularly updates it with local issues https://frankadlington.wixsite.com/franksblog
In the run up to the local elections, Bolsover, Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire Green Party are hosting a Candidate Q&A which will give you the chance to question those who are representing you. The candidates are keen to share their vision with you as well as litening to you and hearing which local issues you want them to tackle. Come along on Thursday 15th April at 7pm and get involved – sign up to the online event here
In preparation for the event the Bolsover, Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire have published their manifesto and local plan, the document sets out a bold vision for Derbyshire and the exciting progress the local greens will achieve for our communities once elected. If you’d like to read the manifesto it is available here
We look forward to seeing you on Thursday 15th April at 7pm : )
We have been signing non-target candidates up across the county to stand for the Green Party in the upcoming elections. If you want to see a green candidate on your ballot for the first time and give people the opportunity to vote green please do contact us before nominations close on 8th April 2021