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Falkirk Greens Local Manifesto

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:

https://greenbox.scottishgreens.org.uk/index.php/s/TdN8LD4sMxM0xWi

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Housing paper

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 …

Budget: Greens Secure 160 million for Council Services

February 2nd, 2017

“Green MSPs have achieved more in a single budget than the Labour Party has in a decade of opposition,” according to Scottish Greens co-convener Patrick Harvie, who this afternoon welcomed details of the Scottish Government’s offer to increase funding to …

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

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

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?

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 …

Members Interview - George McMeechan

September 10th, 2015

A big Thank You to everyone that voted for Brian during the Denny and Banknock By-Election, as we were all busy with the campaign we decided to focus on that, then other stuff unfortunatley got in our this week we …

Nationalise Grangemouth to secure jobs and stop fracking

August 25th, 2015

Cover of the "Jobs in Scotland's New Economy" report, showing offshore wind turbines and oil platforms at sea.

Greens from Falkirk and Lanarkshire have called for Grangemouth refinery and petrochemical to be taken into public ownership and renovated to secure the post-oil future of thousands of jobs.

The proposal, which would see Grangemouth become a centre for sustainable …

CalaChem Expansion

August 14th, 2015

11890996_1630598347184025_3328373788029084596_nCalaChem are currently engaged in a community consultation to share their plans for a £150 million energy to waste plant at their site in Grangemouth.1 The new plant will replace an existing fossil fuel burning combined heat and power plant.

Members Interview - Brian Capaloff

July 26th, 2015

Welcome to the Denny and Banknock By-Election special, this week we are interviewing a person you will learn alot about over the next few weeks, allow us to introduce you to the Scottish Green Party Candidate in the current By-election, …

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