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31st Mar 2014 |
Press Release: Time is running out to reject Lodge Hill development say Medway Greens
Medway Green Party calls for rejection of new plans for development at Lodge Hill.
Medway residents have been given until 15th April 2014 to send responses to a public consultation on a resubmitted planning application to build 5,000 houses at Lodge Hill.
23rd Mar 2014 |
Progress: Beyond The Growth Fetish Written by: Rupert Read on 20 March, 2014
The UK has just experienced its annual budget announcement from the Government. It contained an extraordinary attack on the eco-agenda, including cuts to energy costs for manufacturers. On the BBC Radio 4 Today Programme this morning, Ed Balls, Labour's Shadow Chancellor, backed this policy to the hilt. The budget celebrated instead 'economic growth' that has been achieved in the last year or so: Balls's only cavil was that there could have been even more of it.
22nd Mar 2014 |
ANTI-RACISM RALLY TOMORROW TRAFALGAR SQUARE - GREEN MEP WARNS OF RISE IN EXTREMISTS
LONDON'S Green MEP Jean Lambert will address an anti-racism rally in Trafalgar Square tomorrow (Saturday) to mark UN Anti-Racism Day.
21st Mar 2014 |
Backward facing budget chases every last drop of oil instead of investing in a clean, green jobs-rich economy
Instead of giving in to polluting industries by freezing the carbon price floor, the Chancellor should listen to people struggling with high energy bills, and recycle all carbon tax revenues into a programme to make all our homes super-energy efficient. This would bring 90% of homes out of fuel poverty, quadruple carbon savings, and create up to 200,000 jobs.
12th Feb 2014 |
Medway Greens back MEP in criticising "utterly inadequate" response to extreme weather
Keith Taylor, the Green Party MEP for South East England has labelled the Government's response to the flooding as 'inadequate' and called for the Environment Secretary, Owen Paterson, to be sacked by David Cameron.
10th Nov 2013 |
Victory for Kent campaigners as frackers back away
Anti-fracking campaigners in Kent are celebrating a victory as fracking firm Coast Oil and Gas have backed away from plans to drill across three sites in the county.
29th Oct 2013 |
As a follow up to the press release on the Living Wage, this is to point out that ultimately the Green Party support the introduction of a Citizen's Income (sometimes called "basic income").
27th Oct 2013 |
Medway Greens add to criticism of Medway Council living wage rejection
Medway Greens are disappointed to learn that Tory led Medway Council have rejected the proposal to pay employees, directly employed by the Council, a living wage.
27th Sep 2013 |
Medway Greens back RSPB's "Build a Million Homes" campaign
Medway Green Party calls on Medway residents to consider the need for wildlife habitats and support the RSPB "Build a Million Homes" campaign.
17th Aug 2013 |
Save our NHS and support our local hospital say Medway Greens
Medway Green Party responds to Keogh report and negative media reporting.