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Redhill Green launches Crowdfunder for oil drilling legal challenge

A Green campaigner has launched a Crowdfunder appeal to raise funds for a judicial review of Surrey County Council’s decision to allow massive expansion of oil drilling at Horse Hill in Surrey. Sarah Finch, a former Green Party Councillor on Reigate and Banstead Council, is looking to raise £25,000 to cover legal costs.

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Alex Phillips MEP to visit Redhill on 25 September 2019

Green MEP, Alex Phillips is visiting Redhill on 25 October 2019. Alex is touring her constituency promoting her new Green New Deal report, which sets out how we can go zero carbon and create more local jobs. On the way, she’s meeting with local Green enterprises, learning about what initiatives are out there and what we […]

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Incentives needed to reduce waste and reuse and recycle more

“Should residents be offered incentives to recycle?” is the question the Surrey Mirror put to local councillors this week.  Ruth Ritter, Green Councillor for Earlswood & Whitebushes, responded as follows. Recycling is vitally important for conserving the environment and reducing waste. Incentives to recycle for both individual residents and for businesses could well help us […]

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Horse Hill: Our Next Steps – public meeting

Surrey County Council has approved plans for four more oil wells and 25 years of oil drilling at Horse Hill, near Horley, in East Surrey. This would mean a total seven wells (one for water reinjection) – and flies in the face of both Surrey County Council’s and the country’s climate commitments. We need to […]

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There is no bomb that makes you safer

CND activist, Green MP and anti-nuclear campaigner Caroline Lucas has urged CND members to build broader alliances, including working with other movements, for example Extinction Rebellion, to draw attention to the way both nuclear weapons and the climate crisis pose existential threats to our future. Speaking at an event hosted by Reigate & Redhill Peace […]

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Caroline Lucas MP to speak in Reigate on the Global Dangers of Nuclear Weapons and Climate Change

Green MP Caroline Lucas will speak at a public meeting on ‘Safety and Security in a Dangerous World’ in Reigate in September. The meeting has been organised by Reigate and Redhill Peace Group and is part of a national tour coordinated by CND. Caroline, who is Vice-President of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) said: […]

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Global Dangers: Caroline Lucas to speak at CND meeting in Reigate

On 12 September, Green MP Caroline Lucas will join Join Reigate and Redhill CND at a public meeting on safety and security in a dangerous world. The meeting is from 7-9pm at Friends Meeting House, 47 Reigate Road, RH2 0QT – and is part of CND’s Global Dangers tour.

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Climate emergency! Three important events

Climate change is the biggest issue of our time. The scientists’ warnings are getting louder. And the government has taken the first step by setting the long-term target of ending our contribution to climate change. But they need to work faster, and slash our emissions in the short-term to avert the worst impacts. All of […]

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Green Wins across Surrey – breakthroughs onto five Councils

Green Council seats across Surrey soared from three to 14 in local elections held on 2 May. Greens broke through onto five Councils: Waverley; Guildford; Surrey Heath; Runnymede and Spelthorne. In Reigate and Banstead – where all out elections were held because of boundary changes – Greens took over two seats. Redhill East and Earlswood […]

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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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