Poor Bus Service: Council Motion

I will be presenting the following motion at full council this coming Thursday: Following recent cuts to bus services by First Bus and ongoing issues with many bus services in the county, we have reached a point where we as a council are a long way from meeting our...

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First Bus pleased with bus cuts!

First Bus pleased with bus cuts!

The headline to the Worcester News story about First Bus cuts to services says it all: "Bus firm pleased with the changes." Cutting back on less profitable routes and focussing on those that make the most money is, I'm sure, very pleasing to First Bus. However, users...

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Bike thefts in Worcester continue to deter cycling

Bike thefts in Worcester continue to deter cycling

Following my previous concerns with the poor levels of cycling a constituent suggested that one reason why cycling rates are so low is due to the large number of bike thefts in Worcester. The Worcester News reported back in 2009 (see the article here) that over three...

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Support for NHS Junior Doctors

Support for NHS Junior Doctors

I went along to Worcestershire Royal Hospital this morning to show my support for the junior doctors on strike today. Their protest is, in my view, valid and the fact that they have had to resort to strike action - the first in 40 years - shows what a desperate...

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Our monthly canal litter pick is tomorrow. Starting at 10:30am in Lansdowne Park. All welcome.

Kids are striking over climate change because adults are too infantile | Richard Russell https://t.co/yKYmNACaDG

Today I launched a report by @natalieben exploring how transitioning to #organic farming is the best way for agriculture to reduce CO2 emissions.

Our land & soil have enormous capacity to absorb & hold carbon if farmed in a climate-friendly way.


The £75m bonus paid to the Persimmon boss equates to ~£5,200 per home. According to @theCCCuk housing report the cost of building to #Passivhaus standard is £4,800 per home. #Priorities

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Shocking to see home emissions rising as climate breakdown accelerates.

Government's lack of action is unforgivable.

We urgently need a #GreenNewDeal to guarantee a green job to everyone who wants one, so we can make every home warm, bring down bills and protect our futures. https://t.co/pWkhJOBUFz

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