Overall, the nationwide results can only be a disappointment to those of us who put the environment at the top of our priorities. Locally, however, we have run astonishingly successful campaigns, with 4.8% of votes in the East and 7.7% in the West, these are our best ever results and considerably higher than the national… Continue reading Nicola Jolly – Reflection from the Campaign
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… Continue reading Our best ever election result is even better than it looks
Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall endorsing Nick Bubb
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… Continue reading An article from NEW STATESMAN
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.
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… Continue reading Oil Threat to New Forest Coastline!
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
General Election 2017 – THANK YOU TEAM NFE! Dear members of the New Forest Green Party and everyone who made the choice to vote for the Green Party in New Forest East……my most sincere thanks to each and every one of you. My particular thanks to John Pemberton, coordinator of the New Forest Green Party,… Continue reading Thankyou from Henry
Tom reports about the problems facing the NHS and its creeping privatisation. Follow Tom’s link here: http://selloff.org.uk/
Adrian shares his concerns about a politician’s views on a growth economy. Follow this link to the Green Party’s policies on the economy: https://policy.greenparty.org.uk/ec.html