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… Continue reading Crunch Time for Crisp Packets
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… Continue reading Sustainable Transport in the New Forest
Tom reports about the problems facing the NHS and its creeping privatisation. Follow Tom’s link here: http://selloff.org.uk/
Sam speaks of his fears that the Tory Government cuts will have on schools. Check out this website to see how much your local school will lose if the Tories get in: https://www.schoolcuts.org.uk/#!/ Please share
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,… Continue reading Informal Green Drinks – 7pm to 9pm, 13th June 2017 – The Snakecatcher
Dear member, Shouldn’t education be a public good, not a private commodity? Shouldn’t the system promote equality and opportunity, not elitism and division? And surely young people shouldn’t have their lives frontloaded with debt? Let’s stand up for what matters to young people I’m writing from Sheffield University, where I’ve been speaking at the launch… Continue reading Let’s stand up for what young people need!
Watch the video here. How often do you hear something as bold as that from a politician on the BBC? Our co-leader Jonathan Bartley has spent his evening setting out our radical vision for British politics on Question Time. Just a few minutes ago, he was the only panelist to stand up for freedom of… Continue reading How often do you hear this on the BBC?
This is a personal blog post from the website caretaker – Vineeta. I volunteer at the local New Forest Green Party and attend as many meetings as possible. This month we have started a new ‘Green Drinks’ style event where local members and non-members can come and voice their thoughts related to the green issues. This… Continue reading Another world is possible – Hope Not Hate Campaign
Cycling in the New Forest Apart from the benefits to the environment, the economy and health, cycling is one of the most efficient forms of transport. Bikes take up much less room than cars, cause little road wear and congestion, make no noise and no pollution, and are easy to park. Cyclists don’t break… Continue reading Cycling in the New Forest
Car sharing, reducing your number of car journeys and using public transport are all effective ways of cutting emissions. Less attention has been given to switching off your engine when stationary as a small action that everyone can do when they have to or choose to use their vehicle. It’s easy and simple. More new cars are being… Continue reading Switch Off Your Engine – Idling Gets You Nowhere