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

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

Informal Green Drinks – 7pm to 9pm, 13th June 2017 – The Snakecatcher

7pm to 9pm, 13th June 2017  – The Snake Catcher Dear all, Last informal drinks meeting was on Monday 10th of May. We’re having another Green Drinks on 13th of June.  This is an open and informal get-together, so do come, and feel free to bring along, or tell, a friend or friends, who would enjoy meeting others, … Read more