‘The people of north Kent are being sold a pup’ – Gravesham council chiefs slam KCC over Lower Thames Crossing plans

Council chiefs in Gravesham say they have been misrepresented and that “the people of north Kent are being sold a pup” in the county council’s Local Transport Plan as the row over a Lower Thames Crossing rumbles on. The plan, which went to the Joint Transportation Board this week, they say fails to show that… Continue reading »

Gravesham in Bloom has taken a Gold in the South East in Bloom awards

Gravesham has taken the gold award in the South East in Bloom awards this afternoon. Receiving the award the mayor, Cllr Greta Goatley said: “I’m delighted at this tremendous achievement. Everyone involved, all the organisations and individuals deserve this honour and the gratitude of the borough.” Last year Gravesham achieved a silver gilt award. In… Continue reading »

Hello, from your new leaders

Hello, from your new leaders

It’s an honour and a privilege to be writing to you as the Green Party’s new co-leaders. Thank you for the trust you have placed in us. Our heartfelt thanks go also to our predecessor, Natalie Bennett, for her steady leadership, her energy and her tireless campaigning. We are living through an Age of Insecurity… Continue reading »

Knit one purl one: knit for Gravesend

Knit one purl one: knit for Gravesend

A KNITTED poppy appeal is being launched for a Remembrance Day commemoration in Gravesend. Gravesham Borough Council is working with the Royal British Legion and Gravesham Urban Knitters to create a carpet of knitted or crocheted poppies. More than 7,000 will be needed in total to cover an area in Windmill Hill Memorial Garden. The council… Continue reading »

Green Party elects new leaders

The Green Party of England and Wales has elected Jonathan Bartley and Caroline Lucas as its new co-leaders. The pair – who won the overwhelming support of the party’s membership – have today promised policies that enable people to ‘take control’ of their lives. In their first speech to the Green Party Conference, delivered today… Continue reading »

It’s time to say au revoir

Letter from Natalie Bennett I’ve had four wonderful years in the role, years that have seen the Green Party quadruple in size, grow local parties in very nearly every corner of England and Wales, and take its proper place on the national stage. That was only possible because of the contributions of thousands of you… Continue reading »