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… Continue reading Sustainable Transport in the New Forest

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

Let’s stand up for what young people need!

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!

How often do you hear this on the BBC?

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?

Another world is possible – Hope Not Hate Campaign

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

Switch Off Your Engine – Idling Gets You Nowhere

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