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

An article from NEW STATESMAN

Isles of scilly scene of the sea and the coast

New Statesman 24-30 May 2019  Leader: The Green moment Once dismissed as the home of cranks and utopian idealists, the Green Party is having a renaissance. These are propitious times for the Green Party, which is much more than a pressure group. The Greens enjoyed the biggest proportional gains of any party in the local … Read more

Most Green MEPs ever elected

Dear supports and members, The Green Party have had the best election result for thirty years – we’ve gone from 3 to an amazing 7 MEPs. Across the UK, over 2 million people have voted for a positive relationship with the EU and for urgently tackling the climate crisis. This has all been made possible … Read more

EU Hustings – New Forest

Come and hear from MEP candidates from most of the parties. Candidates Confirmed:The Green Party – Vix Lowthion Change UK – Suzana CarpConservative – Neva Sadikoglu-NovakySocialist Party of Great Britain – Stephen HarperThe UK EU party – Pacelli NdikumanaLabour – Arran NeatheyLiberal Democrats – Martin TodIndependent – Michael Turberville UKIP – Candidate TBCThe Brexit Party … Read more

WTF is that?!

oil rig off the coast of bournemouth

A film by a local resident After an oil rig appeared on the Hampshire/Dorset coastline in February 2019, disbelieving hobbyist filmmaker Adam Parker set out in search of answers. Our press release for this issue is here.

Oil Threat to New Forest Coastline!

Press Release – From  NEW FOREST GREEN PARTY Embargoed for 06.00 Wednesday 6th March 2019                     The New Forest coastline is under threat from oil drilling. Energy company Corallion are carrying out exploratory drilling just  3.7 miles off the coast. They have been granted permission to dump thousands of tons of drilling fluid into the sea … Read more

Crunch Time for Crisp Packets

So far 7,200 shops, schools, colleges, community groups, charities, places of work and individuals across the UK have set up collecting boxes for used crisp and snack packets. Why? Because in the UK we open six billion packets a year and, until now, they haven’t been recycled.  Forget the litter, that’s another bad story, but … Read more

Sustainable Transport in the New Forest

The pressure on National Parks, particularly from the number of visitors, the volume of motor traffic and associated emissions, is well recognised. Ten years ago, National Parks England identified some steps necessary for the effective management of pressure from traffic. The New Forest National Park Authority (NFNPA) has set some targets for Sustainable Transport.  These … Read more

Sign with Greenpeace on the 10th December

Anyone want to sing or play instruments with Greenpeace on Sunday 10th?  Please share this event: https://www.facebook. com/events/2029521010613479/ When: Dec 10th 10.30-1ish. Where:  Meet outside The Hawthorns cafe on The Common (bike parking there) then maybe move around, going to new Play Area. What:  Asking people to send a message to Cola’s CEO, and/or have their photo taken … Read more