Green results in Nottinghamshire: as they come in

Our Broxtowe Green Party candidates and their results as they come in today:

Kimberley & Nuthall

Kat Boettge: 397 10.4%  [Seat taken by CON]

Beeston Central & Rylands

Sylvia Rule: 217 5.5%  [seat taken by LAB]

Greasley and Brinsley

Bethan Hewis 248 7.0%

Eastwood

Pat Morton 84 2.7% [seat taken by CON]

 Toton, Chilwell and Attenborough

Richard David Eddleston 560 3.6% (seats taken by CON)
Mary Evelyn Venning 460 3.0%

Overall Green result in Notts:

Green Party 5,848 2.1% +0.2%

 

Full Notts results available on the Council’s website: http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/electionresults/2017/DetailedResults

Where are the Greens standing in County elections?

Next Thursday (4th) is local elections day, with votes for Nottinghamshire County Council.

Here are the nominated Green Party candidates and their wards, for the Broxtowe part of the county:

Toton, Chilwell & Attenborough (2 seats) – Richard Eddleston and Mary Venning

Nuthall & Kimberley – Kat Boettge

Brinsley & Greasley – Beth Hewis

Eastwood – Pat Morton

Beeston Central & Rylands – Sylvia Rule

Note that there is a Progressive Alliance this time between the LibDems and Greens, and we have agreed not to stand against each other in two of these seats (Nuthall & Kimberley; Brinsley & Greasley) and the Greens have stood aside in a couple of other seats.

Notts County Council approves fracking site

Nottingham County Council have issued a series of tweets today indicating they have given planning permission for fracking to start in Bassetlaw.

“County Council approves Island Gas planning application for shale gas drilling at site in Misson, Bassetlaw. [1/2]”

“2/2: 37 planning conditions and a legal agreement imposed.”

We will update as we get further news.