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Local elections 2019: What are we standing for?

Elect Greens to fight for: Action on climate change – and better transport, recycling and protection of our countryside Investment in affordable homes and community facilities A fairer society – we will stand up for disadvantaged residents Stronger opposition on the Conservative-dominated Council

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Print your Vote Green poster here

Could you display a poster in your window to show your neighbours and passers-by that you are voting Green? You can download an A4 poster to print at home using the links below.   If you have a big window, or are in a prominent location, and would like a poster, please get in touch […]

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Introducing our local election candidates in Tandridge

On 2 May 2019, there will be local elections in Tandridge. We have 3 candidates standing this year.  If there is a Green standing in your ward – please display a Vote Green poster in your window. And don’t forget to vote for them on 2nd May!

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Introducing our local election candidates in Reigate & Banstead

On 2 May 2019, the whole of Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is up for re-election, following ward boundary changes. We have 18 candidates standing in 12 wards.  Your poll card will tell you which ward you are in and where your polling station is. If you’ve got a Green standing where you live, please […]

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Green Cllr Jonathan Essex calls for earthquake inquiry to be reopened

Green Councillor Jonathan Essex presented evidence about the Surrey earthquakes to the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on the Impact of Shale Gas – a group of MPs with an interest in in shale gas exploration and extraction in the UK and abroad – yesterday. There have been 28 quakes in Surrey since 1 April […]

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Gatwick Airport’s climate claims are hugely misleading

Cllr Jonathan Essex and Surrey Green Party submitted a response to Gatwick  Airport’s Master Plan consultation, which closed yesterday. The Master Plan which includes a proposal to convert Gatwick’s Emergency Runway into a fully active second runway, with a possible 80,000 additional flights a year – and to safeguard land for a brand new runway […]

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Have your say on proposed council cuts

How do you think Surrey County Council should invest its money? Surrey is consulting on proposed changes to some of its vital services: Children’s Centres Concessionary bus travel Libraries and cultural services Special educational needs and disability Community recycling centres If you have views on these, please share them with the Council by 4 January […]

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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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