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No new runway at Gatwick!

Gatwick Airport has published a Five Year Master Plan, which includes a proposal to convert its Emergency Runway into a fully active second runway, with a possible 80,000 additional flights a year. This would increase the problems already being experienced by local communities – noise, air pollution and excessive road traffic – not to mention […]

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March with us for a People’s Vote

The East Surrey Greens are joining the People’s Vote March for the future in London on Saturday 20th October. Would you like to join us? This is an opportunity to join a friendly group of us as we say to the government that we think that there should be a People’s vote and a say […]

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Major oil drilling planned for Horley

Horse Hill Developments Ltd, the company drilling for oil near Horley, have published expansion plans which, if allowed, would make Horse Hill the UK’s second largest onshore producing site on current figures. They want to drill five more wells – giving a total of seven (one for waste water re-injection) – and produce more than […]

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Could you be a Green Councillor?

Next May we have a real chance to elect a new, and more representative, generation of councillors to Reigate & Banstead Council, including some new Green ones! All 45 councillors will be elected or re-elected on the same day, following changes to the ward boundaries. We are looking for people to stand as Green candidates, to […]

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Hiroshima Day Commemorations

On 6 August 1945, an atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, causing massive loss of life, hideous injuries, huge destruction of buildings, and genetic damage which lasts to this day. Three days later, on 9 August, a different type of nuclear bomb was exploded over the city of Nagasaki, also killing […]

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Election news: New Green Councillor in Earlswood, Green hold in Redhill East

We’re celebrating the election of our first councillor in Earlswood & Whitebushes Ward. Hal Brown was elected, unseating the Conservative incumbent after a close fight. Hal is a nurse at East Surrey Hospital and has a young family.

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Meet our local election candidates

We are fielding nine candidates in the local elections on 3 May. Find out who’s standing in your area here. Please support your Green candidate! If you would like to deliver leaflets, or help on polling day, please email info@eastsurreygp.org.uk.

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CND at 60: giant ‘peace symbol’ visits Reigate

A giant reproduction of the iconic CND logo will visit Reigate’s Priory Park on Sunday 15th April. The installation will be sited near the park’s cafe as part of a UK-wide tour to mark the 60th anniversary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.

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Peace campaigning in Redhill 9 December 2017

Peace on earth, goodwill to all people! Local peace campaigners will be in Redhill town centre tomorrow, celebrating the award of the Nobel Peace prize for 2017 to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons “for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its […]

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Big Green Autumn Party

  Join us on Friday 6 October for a party at Reigate’s liveliest new venue, The Yard at Reigate Station. This is a fabulously  atmospheric and quirky new venue just ONE MINUTE from Reigate station. There will be live music from Ian Machecek and Rebecca Riedtmann.  You can buy drinks at the cash bar – and feel […]

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