Author Archives: Nicky Dodgson

East Surrey Green Party post-referendum statement

East Surrey Green Party members and supporters came together at a lively and well-attended meeting on the 5th of July, to discuss the many issues brought into sharp focus following the referendum vote last month. With nearly 30 people in attendance, a wide range of concerns were expressed on the current and historic state of UK democracy, the […]

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Local, national and international voices raised: calling for #ClimateSense at COP21

World calls for #ClimateSense We have been let down. By successive governments, at successive international negotiations. But as Amelia Womack reminded us at our joint meeting with Mole Valley Greens last week in Dorking; the COP21 talks taking place this week are important, but just as important are the voices being raised outside. Across the […]

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Talking #ClimateSense

  Green Party members in Reigate and Banstead are campaigning for a strong agreement at the UN Climate Change Conference taking place in Paris from 30 November to 11 December. And we’re also campaigning on issues in our area which impact on the global climate. Please join us!

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Changes in store for Community Recycling Centres

Surrey County Council is currently consulting on the future of Community Recycling Centres across the County, with proposals including reduced opening hours, and complete closure of some centres (though this has not been proposed for the Earlswood depot). Councillor Jonathan Essex comments on the proposals: ‘We should be encouraging waste reduction and proper waste disposal. […]

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Local Green Priorities, New Officers, New Plans: What happened at our AGM

* Members decide local campaign priorities * New officers elected * Get involved! It was great to see such a good turnout, including some of our newest members, at our AGM on the 20th of July.  The winning combination of food and political discussion made for a fantastic atmosphere, as officers delivered positive annual reports.

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