07 October 2020
We, the Green Party in Harrogate, support the Liberal Democrats’ motion but would ask the Council to consider the two proposals separately. This is something Harrogate & District Green Party has been working on for a long time and continue to work hard with other groups to support the basis of this motion and empower local people to have input into shaping their communities.
17 August 2020
Harrogate Water recently applied to extend their original plans and factory into Rotary Woods. They promised to consult with the Green Party and other local groups after meeting with them in February, but instead they have submitted landscaping details without the promised consultation. Harlow Greens Campaigner, Rebecca Maunder says ‘This Planning Proposal should not have got this far – Harrogate Borough Council need to join up their climate actions with their planning actions’.
09 August 2020
Arnold Warneken of Harrogate Green Party, and a member of Harrogate Council Climate Coalition, has written to Phil Ireland, the Coalition Chair. Arnold is calling for the Coalition to take decisive action in response to the climate emergency.
28 July 2020
Harlow Greens (part of Harrogate District Green Party) held their Summer Spruce-up on Harlow Hill last Saturday morning. The 11-strong group cleared the playing field of rubbish, and collected a total of 10 bin-bags, mainly beer bottles, cans, sweet wrappers and dog poo
23 April 2020
Harrogate District Green Party has just launched a Community Allotment at Arnold Warneken's smallholding in Cowthorpe near Wetherby. Six families from the village tend their own plot, taking care to follow social distancing and using their own tools
09 April 2020
Harrogate District Green Party is organising medicine collection and deliveries from a rural pharmacy to housebound residents. Springbank Health in Tockwith & Green Hammerton previously relied on volunteers to deliver prescibed drugs, but many of these volunteers are themselves now self-isolating, leaving the delivery service under threat.
01 March 2020
Harrogate & District Green Party organised a walk from the Cenotaph, through Valley Gardens to the Pinewoods/ Rotary Woods, highlighting the threat to Rotary Woods and how to object to the proposal online. We distributed leaflets with information to consider including and had a good response from local people in support of the campaign to save Rotary Woods. The woodland was planted in 2005 by local students and pupils with over 70 tree species provided by the Rotary Club and is now an excellent habitat for wildlife. Join us again Sunday 15th March 11am Harrogate Cenotaph.
11 January 2020
Harrogate Green Party members joined other protesters in a demonstration organised by veteran campaigner, Lindis Percy, against the illegal and immoral action of the US government in Iran which could lead to the outbreak of another mindless war in the Middle East. Green Party member, Shan Oakes, was asked to give a speech the text of which can be read here by clicking on the link below
08 November 2019
Read a recent interview with Harrogate and Knaresborough Green Party Candidate, Shan Oakes, on the prospects for the Green Party and the importance of environmental issues in the forthcoming election, published by the Harrogate Advertiser
07 November 2019
The Green Party will not after all field a candidate in Harrogate and Knaresborough in the upcoming General Election as part of a series of electoral arrangements with the Liberal Democrats and Plaid Cymru.
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