Southern Water’s controversial proposal for a desalination plant

Southern Water Desalination Plant Consultation Image

To provide sufficient water in its area Southern Water is proposing building a large-scale desalination plant with extensive supply and discharge pipes in a conservation area. What disruption will building it cause? Is the damage to the environment from its construction and subsequent operation justified? Are there better solutions? The availability of drinking water is … Read more

Gear change – Increasing active travel

The government’s new document Gear Change – A bold vision for cycling and walking signals a major shift towards promoting greener travel. Increasing cycling and walking, it states, can help tackle some of the most challenging issues we face as a society – improving air quality, combatting climate change, improving health and wellbeing, addressing inequalities … Read more

Nicola Jolly – Reflection from the Campaign

Nicola Jolly

Overall, the nationwide results can only be a disappointment to those of us who put the environment at the top of our priorities. Locally, however, we have run astonishingly successful campaigns, with 4.8% of votes in the East and 7.7% in the West, these are our best ever results and considerably higher than the national … Read more

Our best ever election result is even better than it looks

Local success for the New Forest Green’s I woke up this morning to bittersweet news in the General Election. The Conservatives may have regained a majority in Parliament, but the Green Party also achieved one of it’s best results, including here in the New Forest. Together with a groundswell of enthusiasm from local members and … Read more

Our General Election Candidates

New Forest General election candidates

We have two robust candidates who are working hard to understand the local issues and how they can be of help. Nicola Jolly – New Forest East – More information about Nicola Nick Bubb in New Forest West – More information about Nick

Regional Summer Gathering

13th July in Portsmouth It will be a day of workshops and panels, open to all members (new and older). On 13th July in Portsmouth the South East Green Party is holding a full of day training and networking to review our May 2019 successes and look forward to 2020.  South East Greens quadrupled their … Read more