Press Release

Green Party – Green Volunteer Awards show the whole city is turning green

Bristol Green Party congratulates all the winners and nominees of this year’s Green Volunteer Awards hosted by Bristol Natural History Consortium. Winners included: Bristol Wood Recycling Project, CHEESE project, Friends of Badock’s Wood and Life Cycle. Councillor Gus Hoyt, who attended the awards ceremony, said: “Yet again we see this brilliant award ceremony acknowledging the

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Conservative Party – “Tory Leader Backs Rail Review Recommendations and Presses Ministers on Local Schemes!”

Conservative Leader Councillor Mark Weston has responded positively to the rail report produced by Sir Peter Hendy, which comprehensively re-examines and updates the cost estimates for Network Rail’s ambitious £38 billion enhanced infrastructure programme. Last summer, the Secretary of State for Transport announced the need for these proposals to be reviewed and re-planned in the

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Liberal Democrats – Local Lib Dems demand low emission zone to help improve the air quality of Bristol’s most highly polluted streets.

If introduced, the scheme would see a charge levied on vehicles producing high levels of emissions entering the city centre area. Bristol City Council is required by law to monitor and assess air quality against national and European air quality limit values. Road traffic contributes to poor air quality by emitting two key pollutants (Nitrogen

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Labour Party – “Labour Cautiously Welcomes Devolution Deal”

In response to the Chancellor’s West of England devolution announcement, the Leader of Bristol’s Labour Councillors, Helen Holland said: “This is potentially very exciting news for the whole of the Bristol city-region area, giving us access to funding that could mean real progress on building the twenty-first century infrastructure we so desperately need. “The announcement

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