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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.

Carla, Green Party candidate for Kinson North By-election, explains to Ukip candidate why fracking is important to residents.

Why is fracking important in the Kinson By-election?

30 August 2016

When the brother of the Ukip candidate for Kinson North asked us this question on twitter we felt that such an important question should not go unanswered and deserved more than the 160 characters that a tweet offered.

Caroline Lucas's Six Point Plan

01 July 2016

Caroline Lucas has set out her six-point plan to start to mend post-referendum Britain.

Molly Scott Cato responds to Leave vote

27 June 2016

Molly Scott Cato, Green MEP for the South West, has expressed disappointment that the UK has chosen to leave the EU. She has said the close result shows people are crying out for democratic reform, both in the UK and in Europe.







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