14 May 2019
On 23 May we all get the chance to elect new MEPs. The Green Party has always said we should remain in the EU, and our MEPs have done amazing work to support our environment and social and workers' rights. Here's our opportunity to make it clear that we want positive change, committed MEPs, and a strong Europe.
03 May 2019
Voters across Wealden supported Green candidates in large numbers, and in a landslide victory, Patricia Patterson-Vanegas won a District Council seat in Forest Row from the Conservatives. She is joined by Keith Obbard, who won a first seat for the Greens in Withyham. And in Crowborough, Green Colin Stocks won a seat on the Town Council.
29 April 2019
The BBC came to Forest Row on Saturday to find out if - in a Conservative-dominated District - the village is about to turn Green. Listen to the interview to hear Patricia's optimism and the word from the doorsteps.
12 April 2019
We're excited to announce our candidates from across Wealden for seats on Wealden District Council. Read our manifesto for positive change, and find out who you can vote for on 2 May 2019.
04 April 2019
Wealden has an incredible 32 SSSIs - Sites of Special Scientific Interest - where the habitat, wildlife and plantlike are so exceptional that they are given special protection. But the national organisation that oversees them is being torn apart by government cuts. Natural England's cutbacks mean they're struggling to protect our most precious places like the Ashdown Forest and the Pevensey Levels.
29 March 2019
Residents in Forest Row have a positive choice on 2 May, when they vote for a new District Councillor. Patricia Patterson-Vanegas is standing for the Green Party to represent Forest Row on Wealden District Council. Already active and well-known in the village, Patricia hopes to do far more once elected.
25 February 2019
On Sunday 24 February we packed out a small barn in Horam, East Sussex to hear two food experts speak about sustainable production and nutrition. Our question: can we feed the world well, without destroying the environment? Dr Pamela Mason and Ffion Thomas's answers were fascinating and challenging. But yes, we can - but we need to get moving.
16 February 2019
Patricia Patterson-Vanegas and her fellow local campaigners are having great success in persuading organisations to stop investing their pension funds in fossil fuels. The University of Sussex, Hastings Borough Council, Lewes Town Council, Brighton and Hove City Council have already committed and Patricia and the team are working hard on East Sussex County Council. Find out what they do and how you can help.
13 January 2019
In October 2018 Wealden Greens set up a Speedwatch Group in Maynards Green, where speeding traffic was making life dangerous and frightening for locals. The group now monitors traffic speed with a camera, and already speeds are falling.
05 January 2019
Gatwick Airport is determined to expand - it wants that second runway no matter what local people and the government's own review say. We have to oppose their new Master Plan - and we don't have long. Consultation ends on 10 January so we've shared campaign group GON's guide to responding to make it easy for all of us to reply.