A vote that counts = a voice for the Environment.

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This Thursday we go to the ballot box to select our representatives on the County Council.  “But what’s the point in voting when nothing ever changes?”  The voters of the New Forest could easily be forgiven their apathy when living in such a Conservative stronghold.  Our disastrously archaic First Past The Post voting system wildly … 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

An article from NEW STATESMAN

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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

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

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