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Notable Green Party members at People's Vote march

Island Greens marching for a People's Vote

08 April 2019

Local Greens joined Islanders for Europe at the 'Put It To The People' demonstration in London on Saturday 23rd March.

asian hornet

Asian Hornets threaten Island bees

05 April 2019

Asian Hornet's are a non-native species and a danger to native bees, so any sightings should be reported to alertnonnative@ceh.ac.uk or alternatively on the Asian Hornet Watch app available from your smartphone store.

White-tailed eagle

Greens back reintroduction of eagles to Island

10 January 2019

In a straw poll of over 400 Isle of Wight Green Party members and supporters, 90% voted in favour of plans to reintroduce white-tailed eagles into the wild on the Island.

Bulldozer at work

Planning Strategy threatens our green fields

02 January 2019

The Isle of Wight Council has published a draft Island Planning Strategy which will open up many more of our green fields for large-scale speculative development. In the words of the new head of Planning, this strategy is the realisation of the ruling Conservative group's 2017 election manifesto.

The Isle of Wight Green Party team in Newport

Greens celebrate after growth in Vix's vote

09 June 2017

The Isle of Wight Green Party is celebrating after its candidate Vix Lowthion's 12,915 votes were named the second highest for the Green Party nationally, by either total votes or vote share, beaten only by sitting Brighton MP Caroline Lucas. The 17.3% vote share was up 37% from the 9,404 votes that Miss Lowthion received in her 2015 breakthrough on the Island.

'Green Dragons' bring social investors to the Island

10 May 2016

Isle of Wight Green Dragons is a new group of entrepreneurs, community activists, and business people who are committed to developing strong, sustainable economic communities on the Isle of Wight with a social, ethical and green perspective.

Keith Taylor MEP with Natalie Bennett and Bob Keats at a solar farm

Keith Taylor re-elected as MEP for the South East

26 May 2014

Keith Taylor has been re-elected as the Green Party’s Member of the European Parliament for South East England, a regional constituency which includes the Isle of Wight. Keith was re-elected with 211,706 votes across the region.







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