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9th Sep 2014
Press Release: Lodge Hill Decision - Disgraceful Hypocrisy by Medway Council

Medway Green Party has accused Medway Council of hypocrisy in passing plans for housebuilding at Lodge Hill and called on local people to contact the Secretary of State.

3rd Sep 2014
Press Release: Boris Island - Airport Expansion Anywhere is Bad News

Medway Green Party has welcomed the news that plans for a new airport hub in the Thames Estuary, favoured by London Mayor, Boris Johnson, have been rejected by the Davies Commission. However Medway Greens go further in criticising any airport expansion.

24th Apr 2014
What has the EU ever done for us?

Comment by Trish Marchant

I am absolutely appalled at the disgusting posters being used by a certain so called political party to spread their toxic rhetoric and promote fear and anger across the Medway Towns. I won't name them as that, in my mind, gives them a credibility they don't deserve but I will challenge their outrageous claims with some mythbusting facts:

2nd Apr 2014
We cannot combat climate change by building shopping centres and new airports

Medway Greens criticise Boris Johnson's latest proposals.

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

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.

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