Press Coverage

Below you will find a list of article that feature Medway Green Party or the campaigns we are involved in...


30th January 2023 - Let's Get Chatty work with MidKent College to launch a new Chatty Cafe

13th January 2023 - Kate Belmonte appears on The Kent Politics Show

4th January 2023 - Kate Belmonte discusses the benefits of fake Christmas trees over cutting a new tree down each year


30th March 2022 - Kate Belmonte joined Jadzia Samuel on The Kent Climate Show

June 2022 - Kate Belmonte discusses the risks of air pollution to her youngest son


12th November 2021 KMTV – AC Goatham’s appeal dismissed 

10th November 2021 Campaigners stop housing development in Rainham 

5th November 2021 - Kate Belmonte delighted as major development plans thrown out by Planning Inspectorate


3rd November 2021 - Appeal to build 1,250 homes in Rainham rejected

5th August 2021 - Fight continues to stop building on Eastcourt Green, Twydall

6th July 2021 - Medway Council leader Alan Jarrett responds to No Mow May backlash

26th June 2021 - Rainham MP apologises after breaching MP’s Code of Conduct

10th March 2021 - Developers consider more orchards in Rainham for development, between Lower Rainham Road and Otterham Quay Lane

3rd March 2021 - Police called after protest banner goes missing opposing orchards scheme off Pump Lane, Rainham

2nd February 2021 - Public inquiry to be held into plans by AC Goatham & Son to build 1,250 homes in orchard off Pump Lane in Rainham


11th November 2020 - Rainham residents reignite campaign to save orchards from housing appeal

9th November 2020 - Rainham residents forced to restart fight to save popular orchard from development

3rd November 2020 - Rainham housing appeal by AC Goatham and Son sees opponents step up campaign

16th June 2020 - Protestors fear appeal over rejected plans for orchards off Pump Lane

30th October 2020 - Don't let this be the last harvest

18th January 2020 - Medway Council eyes green spaces in Twydall for new developments


11th December 2018 - Where do our candidates stand on animal welfare?


21st November 2019 - iFAQ: Who are you and why are you standing?

29th Novemeber 2019 - If not now when?

7th November 2019 - XR's Rupert Read to speak on XR Movement & Climate Change at Midkent College in Gillingham

14th October 2019 - iFAQ: Peninsula National Park

4th October 2019 - Medway pensioner to chain themselves to trees in protest at Twydall housing development

30th September 2019 - Twydall residents hold picnic protest against council homes earmarked for Sturry Way Park

5th September 2019 - Twydall residents rally against council homes earmarked for Sturry Way Park

18th June 2019 - iFAQ: National Citizen Service

4th June 2019 - World Environment Day: its theme and relevance to Medway

17th May 2019 - Being Green

21st February 2019 - Regreening Strood 


27th Dec 2014 - Friends of Berengrave are calling for Berengrave Nature Reserve to be closed to public as its unsafe

28th Dec 2014 - A Nightingale sings - but not for much longer if housebuilding drive wipes its haven

15th Nov 2014 - Rochester byelection looks sweet for UKIP as voters lose taste for Tories


29th March 2013 - Row over £1bn development on nightingale habitat site in kent

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