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“A Green Future in a Rugby Which Works For All” – Becca Stevenson

The Climate Emergency demands action which works not for the few, not for the many, but for ALL. Becca Stevenson, Green Party candidate.for Rokeby and Overslade, will push for systemic change at the Borough Council, informing residents and backing up the Climate Emergency Declaration with real deeds. Commenting, Becca said: "I will be a strong … Continue reading “A Green Future in a Rugby Which Works For All” – Becca Stevenson

Becca Stevenson for Rokeby and Overslade

We are delighted to announce that we have chosen Becca Stevenson for the Rokeby and Overslade Ward by-election in Rugby. Becca is Head Grower at a local community farm and passionate environmental campaigner. She is also a regional coordinator for the Land Workers Alliance a union supporting small farmers, Becca can make a real difference … Continue reading Becca Stevenson for Rokeby and Overslade

Rugby Green Party Members Campaigning for a People’s Vote on Brexit

On Saturday 23rd of June, representatives of Rugby Green Party took part in the March for a People’s Vote to demand a say on the final Brexit deal. It is now clear that high profile promises such as £350m a week extra for the NHS made by politicians such as Boris Johnson during the Brexit … Continue reading Rugby Green Party Members Campaigning for a People’s Vote on Brexit

Rugby Green Party Deplores the Postponement of Rugby Parkway Rail Station Development

Rugby Green Party deplores the postponement of a much needed second rail station in Rugby after funding was turned down by short sighted Government rules. Warwickshire County Council (WCC) was to contribute £2m toward the £11m Rugby Parkway project located off the A428 close to the Daventry International Railfreight Terminal (DIRFT), with £4million coming from … Continue reading Rugby Green Party Deplores the Postponement of Rugby Parkway Rail Station Development

Rugby Deserves Better On May 3rd

On 3rd May this year you will elect local Councillors to sit on Rugby Borough Council for the next four years. For too long Rugby has been taken for granted by Labour and the Tories. Our Green Party candidates are people who are already working to make the Borough better, being involved in your community … Continue reading Rugby Deserves Better On May 3rd

Hunger and Homelessness; Twin Scourges of Rugby this Christmas

Last month Rugby Foodbank announced that the number of food parcels it has handed out had risen by more than 25% since last year. This is higher than the national average and over one third went to children. The Foodbank pointed to Universal Credit, low wages and debt as the prime causes of this surge … Continue reading Hunger and Homelessness; Twin Scourges of Rugby this Christmas

Former Green Party Leader Natalie Bennett pays a Surprise Visit to Rugby

Rugby Green Party were delighted when former leader Natalie Bennett paid a surprise visit to Rugby on Monday 30th October. Lunch at the Bacco Lounge with party members was the first item on the agenda and an opportunity to discuss local issues. On the way, Natalie expressed approval at just how many small businesses are … Continue reading Former Green Party Leader Natalie Bennett pays a Surprise Visit to Rugby