Falkirk Greens

Will the SNP ever ban fracking?

rst12951 Sat 19 Sep, 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 we need to live... and protect the wee inhabitants of Middle Earth from the long blight of falling house prices"

SMAUG is calling for the SNP leadership to extend its moratorium on unconventional gas extraction (UGE) to a full ban.

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

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!

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!