The following articles have been written by Vix Lowthion.

Isle of Wight teacher and parliamentary candidate joins others fighting school budget cuts

vix lowthion outside westminster

In her role as national Green Party Education Spokesperson, Vix Lowthion took to the stage at the ‘Together For Education’ event as part of the rallying call to action across the country.

Monday, 24th June, 2019 9:16am

By Vix Lowthion

Fight to retain schools in West Wight continues at public meeting tonight

save our school banner - all saints freshwater

Vix Lowthion sets out the background of the West Wight schools consultation.

Thursday, 6th June, 2019 8:39am

By Vix Lowthion

Isle of Wight Green candidates hoping to fill parish council seats

iw green party members canvassing with jenny hicks

Residents in Lake South can vote on Thursday 6th June, and in Newport West on Thursday 13th June. You do not need a Polling Card to vote.

Tuesday, 4th June, 2019 1:15pm

By Vix Lowthion with one comment

Green Party ‘Stop Brexit’ bus on the Isle of Wight today

Green Bus

According to the Green MEP candidate, the Stop Brexit bus has had a great reception across the region in Oxford, Worthing, Hastings and Portsmouth. It's on the Island today (Monday).

Monday, 20th May, 2019 8:14am

By Vix Lowthion with 7 readers' comments

Isle of Wight’s Vix Lowthion selected as Green MEP candidate

Vix at the launch with other Greens

The selection was made by grassroots party members and Vix will be at position three in the list.

Friday, 26th April, 2019 10:37am

By Vix Lowthion with one comment

Islanders marched for over five hours in the ‘Put It To The People’ march

Islanders for Europe on people's vote march

Over 100 Islanders watched the front of the march set off at midday, and they were still marching through central London at 5pm. Report, photos and video within.

Monday, 25th March, 2019 7:35am

By Vix Lowthion with 8 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Green Party throw their support for All Saints’ Primary into the ring

vix lowthion and daniel james

Local councillor, Daniel James, said the West Wight deserves much more support from the Isle of Wight council who he believes should go back to basics and properly support rural Island schools.

Tuesday, 19th March, 2019 10:31am

By Vix Lowthion with one comment

‘Anger and disbelief’ at heated school closure consultation meeting

Parents against All Saints closure 2

The mood of the meeting was anger and disbelief, with huge cheers and rounds of applause for those who stood up to speak and question the decision by Isle of Wight council officers to focus on the future of one school only.

Thursday, 14th March, 2019 11:07am

By Vix Lowthion with one comment

All Saints’ closure plans called into question by local councillors

vix lowthion and john medland

Cllr Medland has called into question the process of how the Isle of Wight council proposed to close All Saints' Primary School in Freshwater. He said the "policy is riddled with contradictions", with "no central strategic sense or awareness of the role of public services".

Friday, 8th March, 2019 5:47pm

By Vix Lowthion with one comment

Isle of Wight MP criticised for absence from first Climate Change debate for over two years

Extinction rebellion march

Vix Lowthion says that whilst wildfires have raged across the UK in East Sussex, Edinburgh and Wales, the Isle of Wight MP's "silence is deafening" on the issue of climate change and the Government's progress on achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2020.

Friday, 1st March, 2019 7:37am

By Vix Lowthion with 2 readers' comments

More to the Island Plan than 10,000 new homes, say Green councillors

vix lowthion

There are just a few more days to have your say on the draft Island Plan, which Green Party councillors from across the Isle of Wight town and parish councils say "must serve the needs of Islanders and the planet". Link within.

Friday, 22nd February, 2019 10:07am

By Vix Lowthion with 2 readers' comments

Headteachers urged to show compassion for Youth Strike for Climate absences

Islanders protesting at climate march

Inspired by the actions of 16-year-old Greta Thumberg in Sweden last summer, this year up to 70,000 schoolchildren in 270 towns and cities worldwide have taken part in ‘Fridays For Future’ to demand that politicians take action to confront the Climate Emergency.

Monday, 11th February, 2019 8:33am

By Vix Lowthion with 11 readers' comments