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Hastings Green Party Online Meeting Tuesday 28 July 7.00 pm

23 July 2020

Join Hastings Green Party for the second of our online meetings on the theme of how we can shape a fairer, greener future for the UK and how getting local Green councillors elected is part of that vision. Holly Rose, who is a member of the Hastings & Rye Green Party, Development Manager at GPEW, and Kiss The Ground Ambassador for the UK, will be joining us Tuesday, 28 July at 7PM to share some of the work The Green Party is doing on 'Project Together', and how you can get involved in the Theory of Change the national Green Party is working on. She will also share some of the information gleaned on how to get Greens elected in Hastings and answer questions about what Caroline Lucas is up to with Project Reset. Reset is a chance for your voice to be heard, so that you can help shape a fairer, greener, future for the UK. Supported by a group of MPs from across the political spectrum, Reset aims to seize this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for all of us to listen, reflect, plan and act – together – to bring about real and lasting change.

Taking Action in a Post Covid19 World - Webinar Tuesday 23 June 7.00 pm

14 June 2020

How can we take action in a post covid 19 world. Join Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley as he leads a discussion on how we can all get active again and start to build back better in a post Covid 19 world.

Ban Pesticide use on our green spaces in Hastings - Sign our petition

11 June 2020

We demand that the use of glyphosate along Hastings pavements, roadsides and green spaces is banned. We call on East Sussex County Council to immediately stop using glyphosate in these areas, and ask Hastings Borough Council to commit to banning the use of pesticides in our town's green spaces and put pressure on ESCC to stop it's use on pavements and roads.

AGM and discussion - How do we create a local food network Saturday 22 February 11.00 am

02 February 2020

Creating a local food network in Hastings There are many great food projects in Hastings from Dom’s Food Mission to Bags of Taste, Home Ground Kitchen and Peapod veg. Some work is already going on to create a local food network, how could this include local growers as well and use even more of the food that is going to waste? Join us for a discussion about local food production and what we can learn from other projects. 12 noon Saturday Feb 22, All Saints Hall, All Saints St. This event follows on from Hastings Green Party AGM which runs from 11 - 12 but is open to all of any political persuasion and none. All local food and growing groups are invited to share their knowledge and expertise.

East Sussex County Counci Climate emergency declarationl - Our response.

02 February 2020

Weak response by East Sussex County Council to Climate Emergency. 17% reductions in carbon emissions needed every year starting NOW even to hit 2050 target.In the context of an emergency it is absolutely imperative that every spending decision, old and new, has its carbon impact measured. In 2020, all policy is climate policy. The carbon impact of every policy should be published alongside the annual budget in the form of a ‘carbon impact account’

Facing Climate Reality

25 November 2019

Join us at our open meeting at the Pig's Palace, 37 White Rock, Hastings, TN34 1JL. Facing up to Climate Reality: Honesty, Disaster and Hope was published earlier in 2019 by the Green House Think Tank. This talk will explore some of the major challenges we must meet if we are serious about facing up to climate reality – honesty about the true scale of climate disasters, how we respond to this emotionally with a radical hope, the need for rapid decarbonisation across society, and for a new industrial strategy that can enable transition to a post-growth economy. Jonathan Essex is a member of the Green House Think Tank and a Green County Councillor in Surrey. Jonathan will draw on the collective works in the Facing up to Climate Reality book and his work on researching, campaigning and calling for sufficient change to address the climate emergency.

Alex Phillips MEP to visit Hastings to talk about the Green New Deal

26 October 2019

Alex says, 'This October I will be touring my constituency,meeting with local green enterprises. learning what initiatives are out there, and what we ned to do to implement a Green New Deal. I look forward to seeing you there!"

EU Elections - Vote Green on May 23

21 May 2019

The big Green electric campaign bus came to Hastings and St Leonards on Saturday to a warm reception. She said that "A vote for the Green Party on May 23 is a vote to: »» Remain in the EU, by putting the question of Brexit back to a better-informed people, and mobilising a positive, pro-European movement to win the People’s Vote for Remain. »» Build a movement for a European-wide Green New Deal for a equitable and just transition to a low-carbon economy, by electing MEPs who know we need to act now to save our wildlife, our environment, and ultimately us and our planet from catastrophe. »» Rebuild our communities through dedicated work in the UK and across borders to restore opportunities and address inequality. Read the full manifesto here. https://campaigns.greenparty.org.uk/eu-candidates/

Withdrawal of Marina Proposal - Green Party statement to Hastings Cabinet

02 October 2018

Hastings Green Party welcomes the news that the proposal to build a huge marina complex and over a thousand homes on a platform in the sea at Rock-a-Nore has been withdrawn by its sponsor, the Hastings Harbour Quarter company. We have been at the forefront of mobilising opposition to the scheme, including handing the council a petition signed by 1100 people, protesting the proposals in July – which is why I am speaking to you today.

The Great Plastic Purge with Timberlina

11 September 2018

We are delighted to announce that Timberlina will be hosting The Great Plastic Purge at The Beacon, 67-68 St Mary's Terrace, Hastings TN34 3LS on Saturday 29 September. The free family-friendly event will include demonstrations of how to make household cleaning products to avoid purchasing plastic bottels and sprays, as well as tea and cake, songs and a quiz.







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