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Falkirk Greens Local Manifesto

Monday, April 24th, 2017

We are proud to present our local manifesto for the council elections of May 2017.  You can view and download the manifesto here:



Housing paper

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

As there are greater and greater budgetary  constraints placed upon social housing providers in endeavouring to meet the ever growing demand for housing, there is a shortsightedness which stems from this prioritisation of the March 31st date of whichever …

We cannot allow Tories’ toxic anti-immigration politics to take root

Friday, October 7th, 2016

“British jobs for British workers”: Wednesday morning’s headlines have been ringing through my head for the last two days. The UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced at the Conservative Party conference that the UK government plans to force businesses to

Falkirk Bairns not Bombs

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

The Scottish Referendum and the Yes Campaign highlighted an issue close to my heart: Nuclear Disarmament. At last years Autumn Green Party Conference a few of the Falkirk Greens went to the Scottish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament fringe event, I …

What's it like to be a new member of Falkirk Greens?

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

I’m new to blogging and quite new to social media but thought it may be helpful to share my experience of being a new member of the Scottish Greens, first impressions of the Falkirk Greens Branch and future hopes and …

Three months to go – Campaign Diary Week 1

Friday, February 12th, 2016

So, less than three months from now, we’ll know who’ll be governing Scotland and what sort of Scotland we’ll be working to create. With more Green MSPs we can push Holyrood to be bolder resulting in a better Scotland. As …

Will the SNP ever ban fracking?

Saturday, September 19th, 2015

This week sees the launch of a pressure group of SNP members against unconventional gas extraction, SMAUG. Its founders say Tolkien’s dragon is

“awakening to save us from the confused priorities that lead us to damage the very resources that

Green policies win in Denny & Banknock

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

The by-election in Denny and Banknock on the 13th of August 2015 marked a historic moment in the history of the Green Party in Falkirk as residents of the ward were given the chance to vote for a Green candidate …

Labour and SNP Frack Things Up in Denny and Banknock

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

The SNP have been quick to respond to Labour’s disastrous letter in the Falkirk Herald with a goof up of their own raising hopes for the election of Scottish Green Party candidate to Falkirk Council for the Denny and Banknock …

The Green Surge Was The Beginning Of Something New For Falkirk

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

We asked some Falkirk branch members who joined The Scottish Green Party in the days and weeks following the Independence Referendum, along with thousands of others across Scotland at the same time, what their experience was of the infamous ‘Green …