The following articles have been written by Vix Lowthion.

Government pledge to cut carbon emissions should include ban on all fossil fuel extraction

julia laursen

As well as cutting carbon emissions by 78% in the next 15 years, the Government should also ban fossil fuel extraction, including on the Isle of Wight, say the Green Party

Wednesday, 21st April, 2021 11:00am

By Vix Lowthion with one comment

Isle of Wight Green Party announce 2021 Isle of Wight council election candidates

portraits of 18 Green party candidates

The Green Party has a sixth generation Islander as the only candidate up against current Isle of Wight council leader, Dave Stewart

Monday, 12th April, 2021 11:54am

By Vix Lowthion with 10 readers' comments

Conservative plan for new ‘Riverside Quarter’ declares the obvious and misses what’s needed, say Green Party

Vix in Upper St James Street

Chair of Isle of Wight Green Party shares their views on the Conservatives' new plan for Newport

Friday, 2nd April, 2021 1:34pm

By Vix Lowthion with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Green Party release ‘For Our Future’ vision

Green party members with flag and banners

One of the ideas the Isle of Wight Green Party will be campaigning on is securing an Isle of Wight trial of a Universal Basic Income

Wednesday, 31st March, 2021 3:34pm

By Vix Lowthion with 7 readers' comments

Solent Freeport: What are the possible downsides to a Freeport?

Julia Laursen - Green Party candidate

If you've heard about the Solent Freeport and wondering whether there any possible downsides to it, Julia Laursen shares her view

Thursday, 4th March, 2021 3:12pm

By Vix Lowthion with 5 readers' comments

Government failed ‘to support basic effective safety measures’ in schools says Chair of IW Green Party

Looking at school playground through fencing

The Chair of the Isle of Wight Green Party, who is also a teacher herself, says there's no social distancing in schools, no masks, no reduced class sizes, no testing and no vaccines for the vulnerable

Saturday, 2nd January, 2021 3:22pm

By Vix Lowthion with 5 readers' comments

Opinion: Back local businesses, support friends and family, lead the way and keep Tier One status until Spring

card with flower and number one on table

Vix Lowthion shares her views on the Isle of Wight being awarded Tier One status after lockdown and how we can make sure the Island retains it

Saturday, 28th November, 2020 12:19pm

By Vix Lowthion with 3 readers' comments

Council U-turn on pop-up cycle lanes ‘A backwards step when it comes to road safety’ say Isle of Wight Green Party

cycle lane in Oxford

Vix Lowthion says the Isle of Wight Council took far too long to come up with any proposed cycle lanes – the Isle of Wight being months behind the rest of the country. She believes the Council have "utterly failed on their duty to support residents taking part in new active travel activities"

Tuesday, 8th September, 2020 2:50pm

By Vix Lowthion with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Green Party set out their objections to plans for 475 homes on farmland

david marshall

The Isle of Wight Green party say that whilst the planned massive increases in house building will be a win-win for short term speculators, "Islanders and our countryside will certainly be the losers"

Tuesday, 8th September, 2020 8:12am

By Vix Lowthion with 12 readers' comments

Green Party calls for overhaul of education system after A-level results fiasco

Someone completing a multiple choice exam in pencil

The Green Party has issued a five point plan to overhaul the education system and encourage learning for life. Details within

Wednesday, 19th August, 2020 8:11pm

By Vix Lowthion with 16 readers' comments

Isle of Wight anti oil-drilling campaigners gain national support

zoom meeting of dont drill the wight

Anti-oil drilling campaigners on the Isle of Wight received national support during an online meeting last night, with advice and encouragement from successful challenges against fossil fuel exploration in the North of England

Wednesday, 22nd July, 2020 10:56am

By Vix Lowthion with 24 readers' comments

‘Don’t Drill the Wight’ campaign launches this weekend in opposition to oil drilling

Don't Drill the Wight site - children walking through field

“Don’t Drill the Wight” is a grassroots campaign led by Islanders who oppose oil drilling on the Isle of Wight

Wednesday, 24th June, 2020 8:53am

By Vix Lowthion with 2 readers' comments