Candidates square up.TWO candidates in Birmingham's local elections will be trying to prove their green credentials tonight at a hustings event organised by the Campaign against Climate Change.
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He has recently become a household name in Ireland as a result of starring as Timmy Higgins in the RTÉ comedy show Killinaskully. , of the Green Party, is contesting the Bournville ward and Raghib Ahsanfrom Respect, who is standing in Lozells and East Handsworth Coordinates:
Lozells and East Handsworth is a ward in Birmingham, England, created at the June 2004 elections. It is within the formal district of Perry Barr.
The ward covers the areas of Handsworth, Lozells and Handsworth Park. .
They will be joined by sitting councillors Deirdre Alden (Edgbaston) for the Conservatives and Jerry Evans (Lib Dem, Springfield).
Labour had been invited to send a speaker, but have yet to respond. Phil Thornhill, the national coordinator of CCC CCC
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The CCC supports urgent and radical action to prevent permanent and devastating changes in the Earth's climate.
The hustings will take place at Birmingham Council House in committee rooms 3 and 4 at 7.30pm.
HUSTINGS... Coun Deirdre Alden and Coun Jerry Evans.