Anti-nuclear campaigners want a Welsh county council to choose sustainable energy

Support us and go ad-free Campaigners in the north of Wales are calling on Gwynedd County Council to drop plans for nuclear energy. Instead, they want the council to: refocus towards renewable and decentralised energy projects more sympathetic to the local environment and focused rather on creating localised jobs for Gwynedd and Anglesey communities The …
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Ceredigion Council calls on Welsh government to tackle the housing crisis

Support us and go ad-free On 17 June, Welsh housing campaigners got some political support for their growing movement. Because a Ceredigion County Council meeting unanimously voted for calling on the Welsh government to deal with the housing crisis. The successful motion Councillor Mark Strong brought forward the motion, which calls on the government to: …
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Bristol Police and City Council accused of ‘failure’ to support victim of racial harassment

A Bristol resident has told The Canary about experiencing two years of racial harassment from her neighbours. She alleges that in spite of video and photographic evidence of the abuse local agencies, including Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council, have treated her and her partner with contempt, and have taken little action to …
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Tory council candidate condemned after tweeting ‘just bomb Bristol’

A Conservative candidate for Eastbourne council had to apologise after tweeting ‘”just bomb Bristol” in response to the weekend’s protests. Stephen Halbhuber was widely criticised for his response to the videos of police in Bristol clashing with the demonstrators as they protested the government’s policing bill: Hi prospective @Conservatives councillor @SHalbhuber you appear to have …
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Hackney Council rejects petition from charity supporting Black domestic abuse survivors

On 27 January, Hackney council held a debate to discuss the future of Sistah Space. It’s a charity that works with Black women and girls who’re at risk of, or have experienced, domestic or sexual abuse. Most councillors voted against the charity’s request for the council to provide suitable, affordable premises. Save Sistah Space Sistah …
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Threat of government legal action forces Greenwich Council to keep schools open

We need your help … The coronavirus pandemic is changing our world, fast. And we will do all we can to keep bringing you news and analysis throughout. But we are worried about maintaining enough income to pay our staff and minimal overheads. Now, more than ever, we need a vibrant, independent media that holds …
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COVER YOUR QUEERS! Peter Tatchell Brands Council Homophobic For Banning SEX in Parks

A GAY rights campaigner branded a council in the capital ‘Homohophic’ for banning sex acts in a park, sparking ridicule online.  Peter Tatchell claimed that Southwark Council was homophobic for getting a court injunction after randy gays were using a local park to cruise for sex.  Tatchell wrote on Twitter: “Instead of liaising with local …
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