The following articles have been written by Vix Lowthion.

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

Isle of Wight Green Party reveal results of their second Coronavirus Impact Survey

green party may survey results

Over 700 Islanders took part in the Coronavirus Impact Survey which found that 62% of those responding felt that we have ended the lockdown too early. Full results within

Tuesday, 9th June, 2020 10:06am

By Vix Lowthion with 15 readers' comments

‘Distinct lack of imagination’ by Isle of Wight council over active travel plans, says IW Green Party

bicycles lined up

Vix Lowthion says the Isle of Wight council's plans for pop up lanes and rows of plastic barriers is not adequate and that IW Council have "demonstrated a distinct lack of imagination when it comes to redesigning our towns to support active travel"

Thursday, 4th June, 2020 12:27pm

By Vix Lowthion with 9 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Green Party call for delay in reopening primary schools


As some councils across the country delay reopening schools, the Isle of Wight Green Party ask why the local council are still pressing ahead

Friday, 29th May, 2020 1:06pm

By Vix Lowthion with 8 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Green Party launch survey on impact of Coronavirus

woman using a laptop computer

The Green Party say that through the results of this survey they'll understand the positive and negative impacts of the lockdown on jobs, health and family life

Wednesday, 8th April, 2020 2:45pm

By Vix Lowthion with one comment

Isle of Wight Green Party reflect on General Election vote

vix lowthion at general election count

After IW Green Party's vote count dropped by 1,577 votes, they share post-election words about First Past the Post, the Climate debate and the fact they received five times as votes in 2019 than the 3% level of support found across the UK

Monday, 16th December, 2019 10:35am

By Vix Lowthion with 10 readers' comments

Meet Green Party MEP as she visits the Isle of Wight on Green New Deal Tour

Green Bus

Green Party MEP Alex Phillips says the South East could benefit most from a Green New Deal, with new job markets revitalising coastal communities while reducing inequality and increasing training opportunities

Tuesday, 22nd October, 2019 11:51am

By Vix Lowthion

Potential electoral alliances could be formed, following Green Party Conference vote

Vix Lowthion meets Andrew Bentley of Isle of Man Green Party

At the Green party Conference last weekend, members voted overwhelmingly to support entering discussions with other parties to form potential electoral alliances

Monday, 7th October, 2019 11:44am

By Vix Lowthion with 25 readers' comments

Letter: Bob Seely should be calling out and rejecting this politics of hate and division

vix lowthion and bob seely

Vix Lowthion says the Isle of Wight MP, Bob Seely, must call out and overwhelmingly reject the politics of hate, division and stoking up of emotions against each other, "Instead of arrogance and anger, we need humility and hope".

Thursday, 26th September, 2019 11:13am

By Vix Lowthion with 31 readers' comments

Letter: ‘The public want alliances more than tribalism, and are fed up with constant fighting and petty arguments’

vix lowthion

With the prospect of a general election the Green Party Prospective Parliamentary Candidate asks whether we could see real, significant alliances on the Isle of Wight. Vix says thousands hope so, and some are trying to make it happen.

Thursday, 5th September, 2019 8:34am

By Vix Lowthion with 11 readers' comments

National spokesperson for Extinction Rebellion to talk on the Isle of Wight

Rupert Read standing in the woods

You may have heard Dr Rupert Read, academic and a national spokesperson for Extinction Rebellion, on Radio 4, BBC Politics Live, LBC, or Channel 5 news. He'll be speaking on the Island this month.

Tuesday, 3rd September, 2019 11:34am

By Vix Lowthion with one comment