Category Archives: Petitions, Action and Events

Tilbury Power Station chimneys to be demolished in controlled explosion

The view from Gravesend across the River Thames will change forever next week when the two tall chimneys at Tilbury Power Station are demolished. The 170m tall chimneys will be brought down simultaneously by controlled explosions next Thursday. Anyone wishing to watch will need to be up early as the demolition is scheduled for 8am. The chimneys have… Continue reading »

We need YOUR view on country parks’ future

We need YOUR view on country parks’ future

KCC is asking for residents’ views on the future plans for its country parks by launching a public consultation on its strategy for the next four years. Seven of Kent’s country parks have just received a prestigious Green Flag Award – the mark of a quality park or green space. However, KCC wants to improve… Continue reading »

England Coast Path extension: Grain to Woolwich: Public drop in 5th July

At the Gravesham Council meeting on the 20th June the Committee received a presentation from Francesca Sanchez, England Coast Path Lead Adviser, Natural England on the England Coast Path Extension from Grain to Woolwich. Francesca Sanchez, highlighted the  following (to see the presentation click here): Natural England are not a right of way team, any issues with access points… Continue reading »

Green Party Autumn Conference 2017

Green Party Autumn Conference 2017 Saturday 7 – Tuesday 10 October, Harrogate International Centre This Autumn Conference is heading back to the wonderful town of Harrogate in Yorkshire. Hopefully you will find the move to October and the new Saturday to Tuesday format an improvement. Please note that we are reverting to four days in… Continue reading »

Petition challenging changes to Gravesham’s bin collections

Nearly 600 people have signed a petition, set up opposing the changes to Gravesham’s bin collections, in the last 24 hours. The campaign, which has been addressed to Gravesham Borough Council, was created by 30-year-old Simon Chapman, who has lived in the area all his life, and opposes the bi-weekly collection of the bins, which… Continue reading »

Campaigning in Gravesend

Outrage as far-right leader linked to Marine Le Pen spotted campaigning for Conservatives An ex-Ukip MEP who is vice-president of Marine Le Pen’s far-right European Parliament grouping has been campaigning for the Conservative Party. Janice Atkinson, who was suspended from Ukip in March 2015, was seen helping Gravesham Tory candidate Adam Holloway at the Conservative Party… Continue reading »