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Members Interview - George McMeechan

rst12951 Thu 10 Sep, 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 are proud to introduce you to George "Geo" McMeechan, who joined our family only a few months ago, but is a regular at our stall!

Green policies win in Denny & Banknock

rst12951 Tue 18 Aug, 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 for the very first time. The appearance of the Scottish Green Party on the ballot paper demonstrate a real appetite for local progressive politics which has the environment at its core and a need for an alternative to failed politics of the current Labour / Conservative council in Falkirk District.

CalaChem Expansion

Fri 14 Aug, 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

Labour and SNP Frack Things Up in Denny and Banknock

rst12951 Mon 3 Aug, 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 ward.

In their response, the SNP claim that Labour's first time candidate will not be able to stand up veteran Labour councillor Dennis Goldie over fracking.

Members Interview - Brian Capaloff

rst12951 Sun 26 Jul, 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, Brian Capaloff!

Falkirk Greens to Stand in Denny By-election

Fri 10 Jul, 2015

The following Press Release is for immediate circulation:

Members Interview - Lissa Orr

rst12951 Fri 10 Jul, 2015

Welcome to the third instalment of Members Interviews. Last time we learnt about one our regular writers Darren Jalland. This week we will keep within the Green Surge and introduce the world to another contributor to our site. She is also a frequent helper on our High Street Stall and when she is not busy with this, writes her own blog series. We're proud to introduce the world to Lissa Orr!

Weekly News Digest #2 - the headlines you don't want to miss

Fri 3 Jul, 2015

Every week our team will bring you a round up of the top headlines from across the district, as well as national and international stories of interest you may have missed amongst the online babble.

 

FALKIRK DISTRICT DIGEST 

 

The business vision for council

http://www.falkirkherald.co.uk/news/local-news/the-business-vision-for-council-1-3812913

The Green Surge Was The Beginning Of Something New For Falkirk

rst12951 Tue 30 Jun, 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 Surge'.  What prompted them to make the move from being an armchair activist to being a fully engaged member of a political party?

 

"Surge; deluge; flood; flow; growth; outpouring; rise; swell; wave; billow; breaker; efflux; gush; intensification; roll; surf.