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Second runway at Gatwick would be “disaster for the climate”, Green Party warns

The Green Party has warned a second runway at Gatwick would be a disaster for the climate and could result in an extra 1.5 million tonnes of carbon emitted each year,* ahead of a public consultation on the airport’s expansion plans.

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Asylum Arch A23 safe crossing

An e-petition has been launched by a local school pupil on Surrey County Council’s website for a proper crossing from Asylum Arch Road (just North of Redhill Football Club) to Earlswood Common across the A23. Please support it by signing the petition: https://mycouncil.surreycc.gov.uk/mgEPetitionListDisplay.aspx?bcr=1

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Make Local Transport Better

Surrey County Council wants to hear your views on its new transport plan. It aims to achieve net zero carbon emissions while encouraging active travel and public transport, and making sure no-one is left out. Here’s the link to their consultation: https://surreyltp4.commonplace.is/

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Green councillors in action at the Reigate & Banstead Borough Council meeting

Cllr Joseph Booton reports on the July Council meeting. If you have a question you’d like raising at the next full Council meeting, or would just like to chat through some concerns you may have, please do get in touch with one of your friendly Green Party councillors. Their contact details are on this website. […]

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Proposed new constituency to include South Park and Woodhatch with Horley and Dorking

Some parliamentary constituencies  have more electors than others. To even out electors per MP, the independent Boundary Commission has proposals for new constituency boundaries for 2023. Their proposal is for South Park and Woodhatch and Horley to form part of a brand new constituency with Dorking, called “Dorking and Horley”. This means people in South […]

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Green Candidates Call for New Green Jobs

Local Green campaigners Jonathan Essex, Shasha Khan, Paul Chandler and Catherine Baart, following Covid restrictions, queued for Green Jobs outside Reigate MP, Crispin Blunt’s office on Saturday, 24 April, as part of a Green New Deal UK national action day to promote ‘Green Jobs for All’. Shasha Khan said, “Many people rely on Gatwick Airport for jobs and the […]

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Green candidates pledge to raise ambition for climate action in Surrey

We are pleased to support the ABCD Pledge, promoted by South East Climate Alliance (SECA).  SECA is asking candidates in the upcoming local elections to pledge to take four actions on climate. Greens are fully behind this – below you can see a selection of our candidates with their ABCD pledge cards – and below that, […]

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Local elections 2021: Meet our candidates in Tandridge

On 6 May 2021, we have three candidates standing in the local elections in Tandridge. If you live in one of these areas, please support them! You can print a poster to put in your window to show your support. If you would like to contact your candidate, please email info@eastsurreygp.org.uk

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Local elections 2021: Meet our candidates in Reigate & Banstead

On 6 May 2021, you have a chance to vote for councillors to represent you on both Reigate & Banstead Borough Council and Surrey County Council. If you’ve got a Green candidate standing where you live, please support them! You can print a poster to put in your window to show your support. If you […]

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Local Elections are Fast Approaching!

Local elections are approaching and we will be campaigning to retain our hardworking councillors – and win more. This year there are both county council and borough council seats up for election. We have a great team of candidates who we will introduce shortly. We are looking forward to getting out and talking to people […]

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