08 October 2017
For 2014/15 Tonbridge & Malling ranked 198 out of 351 local authorities, sending 41.5% of household waste for reuse, recycling or composting. TMBC is performing below average (43%) for England. The Council suggests that the proposed new services could increase average recycling performance to around 50%. We believe this lacks ambition, considering that the best-performing authority in the country (South Oxfordshire) achieves almost 67%.
07 August 2017
Tonbridge & Malling Green Party's treasurer, Richard Byatt, calls for reform of local government and more public scrutiny in a column for Times of Tonbridge
31 July 2017
While we welcome the government's recent announcement to ban new petrol and diesel cars by 2040, there are still many questions that need answering.
27 July 2017
While we welcome new investment in battery technology and a flexible grid, government needs to do much more and stop hedging its bets by backing fossil fuels and nuclear.
06 June 2017
Tonbridge and Malling Green Party responds to the "rural manifesto" produced by Hadlow College and Rural plc. We have a wide range of policies on the rural environment and rural economy which recognise its importance.
23 May 2017
In light of the horrendous events in Manchester last night, we'll be suspending all campaigning today.
06 May 2017
The Green Party has doubled its vote in Tonbridge while, elsewhere in the county, it has retained its seat in Hythe where Matin Whybrow overcame the disadvantage of a boundary change to win. Thank you to everyone who voted Green on 4 May and please lend us your support again on 8 June.
17 April 2017
Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council proposes to sell River Lawn in Tonbridge. T&M Greens are leading the campaign to save this valuable green space by the river from development
04 April 2017
The Green Party has responded to news the Government plans to use a new tax to encourage people to get rid of diesel vehicles. Green Party transport spokesperson Caroline Russell said a proper scrappage scheme is needed to encourage at the shift to cleaner vehicles.
25 March 2017
Members of Tonbridge & Malling Green Party joined the Unite for Europe March to demonstrate support for the progressive social and environmental policies promoted by the EU.
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