Local activities

13 April 2017

A short summary of what our local members have been doing recently, and what is being planned for the next few months

Girl Rising

Girl Rising film screening

24 February 2017

South East Dorset Green Party Women's Group invites to you join them in watching 'Girl Rising'. This film tells the unforgettable stories of nine girls living in the developing world, and is being screened at the Lighthouse in Poole on Thursday 2nd March.

Dr Fiona Cownie

Mudeford and Friars Cliff by-election

16 February 2017

South East Dorset Green Party is pleased to announce that we will be standing a candidate, Dr Fiona Cownie, in the Mudeford and Friars Cliff by-election to be held on Thursday 2nd March.

Government attack on solar power

16 January 2017

The government is about to attack solar power yet again as ministers are planning to hit schools and businesses that invest in solar power with huge tax hikes.

Winton Winter Survey and the closure of public toilets

13 December 2016

Councillor Simon Bull organised a Winton Winter Survey and members of the local South East Dorset Green Party delivered leaflets to 500 households during the last week. In response to a question he subsequently raised at Council, a press release led to a report in the Bournemouth Echo about the closure of public toilets in the town.

California Quarry, Swanage

Swanage Celebrates Oil & Gas Well Campaign Victory

06 December 2016

Swanage in Dorset is celebrating this weekend, as it marks the end of planning permission for an onshore to offshore oil and gas well.

Hundreds march against change in the NHS

17 October 2016

Members of the local Green Party joined hundreds of protesters marched through Poole on Saturday to oppose proposed changes to NHS services.

Stuart and Natalie at Swanage Protection Camp

Natalie Bennett visits South East Dorset

04 October 2016

Natalie Bennett, former leader of the Green Party, visited Dorset on Wednesday 5th October.

Swanage Gas Drilling Plans on Hold

28 September 2016

Dorset County Council and InfraStrata have confirmed that no work will be carried out this year at a proposed gas exploration site near the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site in Dorset. The site, at California Quarry on the edge of Swanage, was occupied by opponents of drilling at the weekend.

Flooding in Winton

Repeated Flooding in Winton

20 September 2016

Councillor Simon Bull visited shops affected by recent flooding, and his open letter to Councillor John Beesley, leader of Bournemouth Council was published in the Bournemouth Echo.

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