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Dacorum Greens campaign for better public EV chargers in Dacorum

Credit: Sophie Jones – Unsplash Dacorum Green Party is pushing for a rapid upgrade of local electric vehicle (EV) charging points. Councillor Paul de Hoest (Berkhamsted) and Green Party campaigners Joe Stopps (Tring) and Sherief Hassan (Hemel) are working with EV companies and local councillors to upscale Dacorum’s inadequate charging facilities. We have companies such […]

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Join the Dacorum Climate Action Network event – but be quick!

To tie in with the COP26 summit in Glasgow, Dacorum Borough Council are hosting the first annual event for the Dacorum Climate Action Network (Dacorum CAN) on Wednesday 3rd November. The event is aimed at local people and will give you an opportunity to network with people and organisations to apply local initiatives with global […]

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A walk on the common: working together for a greener future

A piece about rewilding written in a personal capacity by Kevin Fielding, a Trustee of Berkhamsted Common Have you ever wondered what we can do locally to combat the devastating effects of human-caused mass species extinction and climate change?  Or perhaps you have simply enjoyed some of the beautiful scenery in Dacorum and want it […]

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Sherief Hassan speaks out on Public Transport in Hemel NW

Sherief Hassan, our candidate for Hemel NW, is an outspoken supporter of public services – particularly in transport. Sherief says, “We need to think differently. We need new ideas, not just the same old excuses. We Greens have been consistent in our messages and our core beliefs. Only now, when it’s getting late in the […]

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Joe Stopps sets out his priorities for Tring

Joe Stopps, the Dacorum Green party candidate in the by-election for Tring Central in 2021, has set out his priorities in the election on 6th May in a video filmed around where he lives and works. Joe is an active campaigner and, aside from his efforts in reducing air pollution next to a school in […]

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Green Party condolences on death of Duke of Edinburgh

The Green Party has expressed sincere condolences to the Queen and the rest of the Royal Family following the sad news of the Duke of Edinburgh’s passing at the age of 99. Co-leader Sian Berry said: “The Queen and Prince Philip were married for more than 70 years and this is undoubtedly a time of […]

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Greens Condemn Integrated Review as ‘Misguided’

“Unless everybody is secure, nobody is secure” Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley has responded this morning to the Integrated Review calling it ‘Misguided’. He said: “This review is based on meaningless rhetoric about Global Britain and a desire to boost the sale of arms by British companies. It will do nothing to increase the security […]

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Petition to create a tax incentive to favour retrofit instead of demolition and new build

Molly Scott Cato launched this petition calling on the Government to “0% rate VAT on refurbishment projects total costs if they substantially reduce CO2e emission of the building; impose a 20% VAT for new build schemes, reduced to 5% if the build meets minimum passive house standard; to 0% rate VAT for all items on […]

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Dacorum Electric Vehicle Survey

Give your views on electric vehicles in our borough to the council Dacorum Borough Council have launched a survey to help the council to understand the short-term and future needs for residents. Your answers to this survey will help the council to plan to meet the borough’s growing needs, provide insight into various electric vehicle […]

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The Dacorum Local Plan – A focus on Berkhamsted

Each town in Dacorum will be affected in different ways by the Local Plan, but the impact of an unchanged plan would change our communities in fundamental ways. Our general response to the Local Plan can be seen in a previous post. Paul De Hoest is one of two Dacorum Green Party Town Councillors in […]

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