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In case the UK takes part in a European Election on 23 May, the South East Green Party are selecting their candidates. Isle of Wight's Vix Lowthion is in the running for one of the ten places.
Thursday, 21st March, 2019 9:43am
By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments
Our neighbours across the water, Portsmouth City Council, have just become one of 49 local authorities in the UK to declare a climate emergency.
Wednesday, 20th March, 2019 9:26am
By Fiona Callingham, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments
With the number of places in Portsmouth above 'safe' NO2 levels increasing, the council are looking at a range of possible ideas including introducing an £8/day charge for car use.
Tuesday, 19th March, 2019 5:24pm
By Fiona Callingham, Local Democracy Reporter with 11 readers' comments
Inspired by Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Greta Thunberg, this Isle of Wight climate campaigner shares her story about why she's been outside County Hall every day this week.
Thursday, 14th March, 2019 5:02pm
By Julie Hutchison with 5 readers' comments
The council say it "has other priorities which it wishes to address using the council’s limited financial resources", but Vix Lowthion says the costs to the council would be ‘minimal’ and the impact huge.
Tuesday, 12th March, 2019 12:32pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments
A rally outside County Hall will take place on between 3-5pm on Friday 15th March. All are invited to join members of IWXR.
Tuesday, 12th March, 2019 9:20am
By IW Extinction Rebellion with one comment
Aria Resorts says 1.72 hectares of new woodland would be planted, around 145 jobs to be created with “sensitive” ecological plan and “Protection of historic site the highest priority” in re-development
Monday, 4th March, 2019 7:22pm
By Paul Charles with 3 readers' comments
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