The following articles have been written by Vix Lowthion.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Ordinary people left to suffer whilst MPs argue, pontificate and scheme, say Vix

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Vix Lowthion says that whilst Theresa May’s government has completely lost all ability to govern, ordinary people continue to suffer the unfairness and inequality, instability and disruption.

Thursday, 13th December, 2018 8:09am

By Vix Lowthion with 12 readers' comments

Rally and 34,000 strong petition calls for more SEND funding

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Vix Lowthion says every single child in our schools is being affected by "these appalling cuts to SEND education support for our most vulnerable and isolated young people". She joined others calling for more government funding.

Friday, 26th October, 2018 9:55am

By Vix Lowthion

Isle of Wight meets Isle of Man at Green Party Conference

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Meeting fellow Green Party councillors from the Isle of Man at the party Conference, Vix Lowthion said they discussed the distinct Island identities and why Green policies really speak to the respective communities.

Monday, 8th October, 2018 2:11pm

By Vix Lowthion with 2 readers' comments

Film screening uncovering ‘corruption and secrecy’ of global offshore wealth

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This investigative documentary by John Christensen, Director of the Tax Justice Network, will be screened in Newport early next month.

Thursday, 27th September, 2018 6:49pm

By Vix Lowthion with 7 readers' comments

Lack of school bus places could result in 390,000 extra car journeys, say IW Greens

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In five school years of parents (2018-19 intake) having to drive their children to school because there are not enough places on the school bus will result in 390,000 extra car journeys on the Isle of Wight says IW Green Party.

Thursday, 6th September, 2018 1:44pm

By Vix Lowthion with 12 readers' comments