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Green Councillor brings motion on real Local Democracy

nmc63911 Thu 7 Dec, 2023

At todays full council meeting at Glasgow City Chambers, Green Councillor Anthony Carroll is bringing forward a motion on the Democracy Matters consultation with the Scottish Government, & recommendations to improve Community Councils & wider community engagement. The Glasgow Green Party is dedicated to the realisation of radical local democracy and our representatives are working hard across all levels to make this a reality.

GREENS WELCOME VITAL COMMUNITY LINK WORKER FUNDING

nmc63911 Tue 21 Nov, 2023

A multi-million pound funding package from the Scottish Government has been announced that will save under-threat health workers across Glasgow after campaigning by GPs, trade unions and Glasgow Green councillors.

The Scottish Government announced on Thursday that £3.6million will be provided over the next three years in helping to maintain the current amount of Community Link Practitioners (CLPs) in Glasgow.

Investment in local parks

nmc63911 Thu 17 Aug, 2023

Local Green councillor Dan Hutchison has welcomed news of funding for Plantation Park to increase the tree cover and resurface the footpaths and play area.

Investing in greenspaces

nmc63911 Fri 4 Aug, 2023

Local Green councillor Martha Wardrop has been campaigning for investment in local public spaces with a particular focus on new play facilities, repairs to the Stewart Memorial Fountain and tree planting within open spaces.

Hillhead has a growing population but many people do not have access to a private garden. The cost of homes with access to their own garden is increasing and having a garden space has become a luxury. Martha said:

Safer streets for schools

nmc63911 Fri 28 Jul, 2023

Local Green councillor Holly Bruce has been responding to concerns about the effectiveness of the Car Free Zone at Battlefield Primary School after a number of near misses involving pedestrians and cyclists.

A site visit with parents, council officers and the police concluded that better enforcement, proper signage, street furniture and a driver awareness campaign were needed to change people’s behaviour and attitude towards the scheme.