Vix Lowthion

Vix Lowthion ran for election in the 2015 National election as Green Party candidate on the Isle of Wight.

Vix Lowthion HeadshotShe increased the party’s vote by a factor of ten over the 2010 result.

A while later she was selected as the leader of the Island’s Green Party.

February 2016 it was announced that she had been selected as Education Spokesperson for the National Green party.

Below are articles in which she has features.

Undercliff Drive: Over 100 residents share their views at ‘quiet road’ meeting

undercliff drive green tunnel

Over 100 residents attended a meeting on Saturday to explore options of Undercliff Drive being reopened to through traffic, becoming a 'quiet road' and other suggestions. Vix Lowthion who chaired the meeting shares her report.

Thursday, 2nd August, 2018 3:30pm

By Vix Lowthion with 6 readers' comments

Caroline Lucas MP makes last visit to the Isle of Wight as Green Party co-leader

Caroline Lucas on the IW

Green Party co-leader and MP, Caroline Lucas, was on the Isle of Wight again last weekend, this time in support of Isle of Wight Pride.

Tuesday, 24th July, 2018 11:22am

By Vix Lowthion

Isle of Wight MP, Bob Seely, launches his ‘Island Manifesto’

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Isle of Wight MP, Bob Seely, has launched his manifesto for the Isle of Wight. Highlights include attracting higher education, creating high-technology jobs in the digital industries, extending Island Line, creating more cycle ways and making ferries company enter into a public service obligation.

Tuesday, 17th July, 2018 1:41pm

By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments

Undercliff Drive: ‘Quiet Road’ plans to be discussed at Coffee Morning

Vix lowthion - cycling through undercliff

A coffee morning held in Niton will allow discussion the options of reinstating Undercliff Drive, keeping it as it is, or enhancing the route as a Quiet Road for the use of residents, visitors, cyclists, horse riders and walkers.

Thursday, 12th July, 2018 11:31am

By Vix Lowthion with 6 readers' comments

Isle of Wight politicians respond to Studio School closure plans (update 5)

Studio School interior

Following an announcement from the Dept for Education that Isle of Wight Studio School will close in summer 2019, Isle of Wight politicians share their responses.

Tuesday, 26th June, 2018 9:01am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Islanders for Europe to join People’s March

islanders for europe

Islanders for Europe will join others, including tens of thousands from across the UK and Gibraltar, to demand that the people, not just Conservative ministers, have their say on the final Brexit deal.

Wednesday, 20th June, 2018 7:07am

By Vix Lowthion with 11 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Greens open nominations for Prospective Parliamentary Candidate

polling station

If you think you have what it takes to be a prospective parliamentary candidate for the Isle of Wight Green Party, you're invited to take part in the open nominations.

Tuesday, 29th May, 2018 11:23am

By Vix Lowthion with 18 readers' comments

Teachers’ union add their support to ‘Keep Our Studio School’ campaign

studio school protest outside ch

On the deadline to object to the Department for Education about the planned closure of the Isle of Wight Studio School the teachers' union, NEU, lend their support to the campaign.

Tuesday, 22nd May, 2018 8:23am

By Vix Lowthion

Letter: Politicians need to ‘step forward with urgency’ to save Studio School

Studio School interior

The national education spokesperson for the Green Party claims "local and national politicians who make speeches about social mobility, improving standards and increasing opportunities for young people outside of the classroom, really must step forward with urgency, put these words into action" and fight to save the Isle of Wight Studio School.

Thursday, 3rd May, 2018 7:39am

By Vix Lowthion with 6 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council leader slammed over Lynnbottom fiasco

dave stewart

Leader of the Isle of Wight council is accused of being "out of touch" and "should be making it easier to reduce, reuse and recycle our waste – not slashing access to much needed facilities," say Isle of Wight Greens.

Monday, 30th April, 2018 6:59am

By Vix Lowthion with 10 readers' comments

Isle of Wight ‘Stop The War’ committee to be formed

dont bomb syria

A new Stop The War committee to promote peace on the Isle of Wight and beyond will be formed following a vote by campaigners at last night's gathering in Newport. First meeting to discuss more later this month.

Tuesday, 17th April, 2018 4:17pm

By Vix Lowthion with 15 readers' comments

Islanders invited to protest against UK government’s missile strikes in Syria

don't bomb syria

Islanders are invited to attend a gathering in Newport on Monday evening to protest against the missile strikes carried out by the British in Syria.

Sunday, 15th April, 2018 10:40am

By Vix Lowthion with 16 readers' comments