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Pensioners' 'eat or heat' dilemma to be debated

22 April 2009

Local MP and government minister Joan Ruddock is set to feature in a debate on fuel poverty when a Green Party motion is voted on this month by Lewisham Council.

‘Pick site now to meet green jobs promise', Mayor urged

22 April 2009

Green Party councillors have warned the Mayor of Lewisham that time is running out for him to name a site for a promised green business park.

Rise in ‘nuisance’ shops and homes prompts action

16 April 2009

Empty homes and shops are set to multiply in the borough as the recession bites, Lewisham Council has said as it responds to a call to act.

‘No free pass for Veolia’ urge Greens as human rights concerns grow

07 April 2009

Veolia's huge recycling contract in Lewisham must not be renewed automatically this year without a proper investigation of its alleged involvement in human rights breaches, the Green Party said this week.

Pensions action day sees Greens announce poverty pledge

06 April 2009

Lewisham’s Green Party councillors today announced a key election pledge to lift pensioners out of poverty when they joined local pensioners on a day of action on pensions in Catford.

Local MP ‘sabotaged’ fuel poverty bill

23 March 2009

A Lewisham MP has been criticised for destroying the chances that a fuel poverty bill would become law.

Greens hit out at cycle training ‘confusion’

20 March 2009

Lewisham’s Green councillors have criticised the Deputy Mayor for announcing a limited programme of cycle training after the Mayor made large cuts to the budget for children’s cycling.

Brockley hopes orchard project will bear fruit

16 March 2009

Pears, plums, apples and more could be groaning from branches in Brockley if plans for a community orchard come to fruition.

Greens win Mayor’s support against mall ban on Gaza aid

13 March 2009

The Mayor of Lewisham has followed the Green Party in criticising Lewisham Shopping Centre for banning a medical charity from collecting money for Gaza’s sick and injured.

Green wins pledge that big freeze won’t strand elderly again

11 March 2009

A Green Party councillor has won a promise that residents of sheltered housing won’t be stranded by future cold snaps.

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