The Green Party in Derby City have issued this manifesto for the 2021 city elections.
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
Early in 2020 the South Derbyshire branch of Derbyshire Green Party entered into a partnership with the Canal and Rivers Trust – helping to look after the stretch of Canal between Swarkestone and Weston Locks.
Local Greens have been out litter-picking on many occasions in 2020, most recently on 6th December.
You can see what South Derbyshire Greens have been up to and follow them on Facebook –
For the full results of the survey work carried out in Melbourne, South Derbyshire in October 2020 please follow this link – https://derbysgreens.files.wordpress.com/2020/12/survey-analysis-oct-2020.pdf
If you’re wondering what a difference getting Green Party councillors elected can make, take a look at this week’s Derbyshire Dales District Council meeting agenda (1st October 2020).
* Banning the badger cull on council land
* Biodiversity policy on verges and council owned land
* Climate change / zero carbon emissions plan….
You can view the full agenda on the District Council website
Derbyshire Green Party have released a statement to the local press regarding the return of badger culling to Derbyshire. It can be viewed here.
Please come along, be entertained, meet other local Greens and nibble!
Tickets are £11 per person and available here from Eventbrite
….to all our donors, supporters, workers, fundraisers, counters, officers and candidates all across Derbyshire in December 2019. We:
* fielded a record number of candidates
* raised a record amount of funding and
* gained a massive amount of experience for future elections!
And nationally, even with the “tactical voting” campaign hitting us pretty hard, we still managed to increase our total vote from 2017, which of course puts money in the Party’s pockets for future campaigns.
Next up will be the Derby City Council elections in the Spring of 2020, so get in touch with the campaign teams and give them all the support you can! Last year we won seats in the Derbyshire Dales, High Peak and Amber Valley. Let’s get some Green into Derby City Council 🙂
General Election 2019. Green Party candidates will be standing in:
* Amber Valley – Liam Pizzey
* Bolsover – Dave Kesteven
* Chesterfield – Neil Jackson
* Derbyshire Dales – Matt Buckler
* Derby North – Helen Hitchcock
* South Derbyshire – Amanda Baker
* High Peak – Robert Hodgetts-Haley
* North East Derbyshire – Frank Adlington-Stringer
* Mid-Derbyshire – Sue McFarlane
Full candidate details to follow or click on active links.
HUGE thank you to everyone who has helped fund our efforts so far!
A Green vote is never a wasted vote! Even if we lose, every Green vote helps fund the party. Every Green vote helps further the campaign for electoral reform. Every Green vote is a vote to prevent climate change!
The Derbyshire Dales’ constituency group of the Derbyshire Green Party is pleased to report that it has selected its candidate for the General Election on 12th December.
Our candidate is Matt Buckler, an ecologist who works for the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust. Matt was previously the conservation manager at the Moors for the Future Partnership, part of the National Park Authority, running peatland restoration projects across the Southern Pennines. He is married with two children and lives in Matlock.
Matt has been an active member of the Green Party for 8 years. In May he won two elections, to become a Councillor for Matlock Town and Councillor for Stanton-in-Peak Ward on the District Council. Matt chairs Matlock Town Council’s Climate emergency working group.
Matt said “We believe the Conservatives have poorly served the Derbyshire Dales by not tackling the issues that face us, including environmental degradation and economic decline. Despite their focus on economic growth to the exclusion of all else, the GDP of the Derbyshire Dales District fell by 5.9% between 2012 and 2017”.
Matt will focus on key Green priorities, including the Climate Emergency, fair votes and community-led housing, with the aim of improving the overall wellbeing of our beautiful region, rather than sacrificing it to failed strategies to promote growth.
We will publish our manifesto after the close of nominations on 14th November.
Matt’s phone is 07493 533291
His election agent is John Hill on 07974 943911.
Our press officer is John Youatt on 01629 636241
The third general election in four years has left us struggling to fund candidate deposits for all Derbyshire constituencies. We will be standing in some places, but not everywhere unless we can raise more funds! If you are a UK voter and want a Green Party candidate to vote for in your constituency, please donate using the donate window on the right, or contact the Derbyshire Green Party Treasurer on johngreengreenparty.gmail.com Many thanks.
Derbyshire Dales Green Party group will be meeting in the back room of The Remarkable Hare, Matlock, DE4 3LT at 19:00 on Wednesday 30th October 2019. Agenda is here and minutes of the last meeting are here. All welcome. Please come along if you can! Remarkable Hare is convenient for both train and bus stations.