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CDGP gains first ever seat on Canterbury City Council!

Canterbury District Green Party are thrilled to announce our candidate, Clare Turnbull, has been elected as Canterbury City Council’s first Green councillor in the Gorrell Ward by-election on Thursday 18th November. Clare won a fantastic and hard-earned victory with 1149 votes, with Labour receiving 803 votes in second place. Gorrell by-election results in pie chart […]

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Baroness Natalie Bennett joins CDGP at SOS Whitstable March

Canterbury District Green Party Canterbury District Green Party were thrilled to demonstrate our support for ‘Save our Seas’ Whitstable’s protest against Southern Water’s sewage discharges on Saturday 9th October. The protest consisted of a march along the Whitstable coastline from Tankerton to the Southern Water treatment plant in Swalecliffe. Baroness Natalie Bennett (left) with CDGP […]

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Shift to a Wellbeing Economy: put the health of people and planet first

Despite the growing Climate Crisis, the UK government continues to prioritise power and profit over a sustainable and healthy green future. The conversation surrounding the promotion of a green economy is sadly lacking from parliamentary debate, and this is something the Green Party wants to see changed. Once they have received over 100,000 signatures, parliamentary […]

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Southern Water continues to pollute Kent Coast with sewage

Kent Online has recently reported that the Herne Bay coastline was once again off-limits due to combined sewer overflow (CSO) discharges from Southern Water. This comes following a previous article from The Guardian last year, stating raw sewage was dumped into English and Welsh coastlines ‘2,900 times’ in 2020. Southern Water has made assurances that the most […]

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Canterbury District Green Party make gains in Swalecliffe Ward.

“Thank you to all those who voted for me on 6th May. We were only 89 votes from winning and I am disappointed not to be representing you at Canterbury City Council. We will continue our work in the area, and I thank you for your support.” – Keith Bothwell, Swalecliffe by-election CDGP Candidate Canterbury […]

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