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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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After the referendum – what next?

Last week, the voted 52% to 48% to leave the European Union. So what happens next? The negotiation process for the UK to leave won’t start until at least September and is likely to take at least two years. This means there will be no immediate changes to relations with the EU, and EU citizens […]

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Greener In: Join our campaign

On 23 June we’ll be voting on whether Britain should leave or stay in the European Union. We’ve all heard a wide range of views on this, with politicians arguing fiercely on both sides. So what’s our view? Greens are strongly in favour of Britain remaining a member of the EU. We believe that by working together […]

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New Green Councillor elected in Redhill

Steve McKenna was elected as Councillor for Redhill East in last week’s local elections. Steve joins Jonathan Essex as one of two Greens on Reigate & Banstead Borough Council. You can read more about Steve here. Thank you to everyone who supported the Green candidates – all those who voted Green, and everyone who helped […]

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Supporting Junior Doctors

Come and meet junior doctors today and tomorrow to find out more about their strike – and learn life-saving skills. Junior doctors are on strike today and tomorrow across England, in protest at the imposition of a new contract. The new contract reduces the pay junior doctors get for working at night and at weekends. Guaranteed pay increases linked […]

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Your local candidates for 2016

This year, East Surrey Green Party is fielding ten candidates in Reigate & Banstead and one in Tandridge in the local elections on 5 May. This is your chance to get more hard-working Greens elected. Please support your Green candidate! You can download a poster to print and put in your window. If you would like to help with delivering […]

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Green MEP speaks at Redhill event

The Greens are very good at thinking globally and acting locally, MEP Keith Taylor told members of East Surrey Green Party at a fundraising dinner last night. “Taking action at a local level and working hard for the community is a brilliant first step,” said Keith. “That’s why Jonathan (Essex), Sarah (Finch) and Bryn (Truscott) […]

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Come dine with… Keith!

Keith Taylor, our hardworking Green MEP, is guest speaker at our fundraising dinner on Thursday 7 April. 

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Redhill commuters pay fares more than four times higher than European counterparts

[This article was edited on 21 January to add fares including London travel, as suggested by Reigate, Redhill and District Rail Users Association.] As the campaign to bring the railways back into public hands is back in the spotlight [1], Reigate and Banstead Green Party highlighted that Redhill commuters are not just paying over the […]

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All welcome at New Year Pub Quiz

Our first social event for 2016 will be a pub quiz, at the Marquis of Granby in Redhill on 28 January. All members, supporters and friends are welcome. 

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