The following articles have been written by Vix Lowthion.

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

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