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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 Party launches plan for a 'confident and caring country'

22 May 2017

The Green Party has today set out its key priorities for MPs elected on June 8th. At their Green Guarantee launch in central London the co-leaders of the party pledged that Green MPs will fight to transform politics and create a confident and caring country.

Vix Lowthion to turn the Wight Green on June the 8th

15 May 2017

The Isle of Wight Green Party has launched itself in to the General Election 2017 with rousing speeches from Green candidate Vix Lowthion and national co-leader Caroline Lucas.

IW Green Party launch Council Elections campaign

23 March 2017

The Island goes to the Polls on May 4th - the biggest Green campaign yet with 24 wards to fight for.

Isle of Wight Green Party reselects Vix Lowthion as Parliamentary Candidate

05 December 2016

The 2015 Green Party Parliamentary Candidate, Vix Lowthion, has been reselected to challenge Andrew Turner for the Isle of Wight constituency in the next General Election. In an Island-wide ballot of Green Party members, Miss Lowthion was unopposed.

Devolution Special meeting: Monday 1st August 2016

29 July 2016

The next all-Island meeting of the Isle of Wight Green Party will be held at 7pm to 9pm on Monday 1st August 2016 at the Underwood Bar, Apollo Theatre, Pyle Street, Newport PO30 1JT, near the corner of Town Lane. All Green Party supporters and people interested in Green politics are welcome.

'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.

Isle of Wight Green Party releases briefing on controversial LED street lighting

22 April 2016

Following the Island Roads PFI roll-out of over 12,000 new LED street lights, the Isle of Wight Green Party has produced a free two-page PDF briefing for communities on the mainland and beyond. This document advises councillors and community activists to scrutinise proposed street lighting replacements with care.

Keith Taylor, Green Party MEP, to speak at EU debate in Newport

22 March 2016

An EU referendum debate will be held on the 1st April at the Anthony Minghella Theatre, Quay Arts, Sea Street, Newport PO30 5BD, starting at 6:30pm. This public debate will be a free event for all Islanders. Tickets will not be required, although seats can be reserved on a first-come, first served basis, due to limited seating in the theatre.

Mental health charity founder stands for Green Party in Ryde by-election

02 March 2016

Michael Lilley is the Chief Executive of a mental health charity with a base on the Island. Michael lives in the Ryde East ward and is standing for the Greens in the Ryde Town Council by-election on March 10th.







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