And what we’ll do if we get elected By Mike Garner, Thanet Green Party Chair and Leader of the Green Group, Thanet District Council We face many long-term challenges in Thanet. Key to solving many of them, in our view, is to improve Thanet’s prosperity by working for a clean, green recovery following the Covid pandemic. […]
You’ve been asking us what our top priorities are for KCC if our candidates get elected, so we’ve put together this handy summary guide: The basics: clean streets and green spaces We’ll push for KCC and TDC to work better together to save money and provide clean streets, clear drains, better recycling and safe, pesticide-free […]
By Tricia Austin Thursday 22 April was Earth Day, an international day that focuses on positive action for our planet and its people. The official Earth Day website states: “We must restore our Earth not just because we care about the natural world, but because we live on it. Every one of us needs a healthy […]
In 2019 the first 3 Councillors elected as Greens joined Thanet District Council, and they’ve achieved a lot. This year we have 7 candidates standing for election for Kent County Council, two for by-elections for Thanet District Council and one for Ramsgate Town Council. Just think what a difference they could make! Because of lockdown, […]
Britain’s leading political parties, including the Greens, have banded together to demand the government ban conversion therapy. The group, which includes LGBT+ Conservatives, the Labour Party and Plaid Cymru, have written a letter to equalities minister, Liz Truss, urging immediate action. According to Stonewall, “Conversion therapy (or ‘cure’ therapy or reparative therapy) refers to any […]
By Tricia Austin, Thanet District Council and Ramsgate Town Council candidate for Ramsgate Central Harbour in the May elections 7 April is #WorldHealthDay. The World Health Organisation’s theme for this year’s World Health Day is eliminating health inequalities around the world – something very much in our minds as we consider the inequalities highlighted and […]
By Tricia Austin (Ramsgate Litter Forum and Thanet Green Party) 18 March is Global Recycling Day, co-ordinated by the Global Recycling Foundation, who point out: “The waste stream continues to grow at a frightening rate which we cannot just ignore – or worse, pass on to future generations to handle.” We don’t do very well […]
Thanet Green Party is delighted to be standing a full slate of candidates for May’s KCC elections. Ramsgate In Ramsgate, our candidates are Becky Wing and Katie Gerrard. Becky needs little introduction to Ramsgate residents. She has been Green Councillor for Central Harbour ward on Thanet District Council and Ramsgate Town Council for two years, […]
By Katie Gerrard, Thanet Green Party Every International Women’s Day I consider what we’ve achieved since this time last year. I don’t think anyone can count 2020 as a normal time, but has it affected women disproportionately to men? March 8th also marks the day schools reopen after three months of online lessons. How has […]
Thanet Green Party is growing in membership and is extremely active in local politics. We meet two-monthly and our meetings are open to all members and supporters.
We always welcome new members and supporters and have lots of ways you can get involved.