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Fight the toxic Enderby Wharf Cruise Terminal

04 March 2016

Greenwich Council has approved plans for a cruise liner terminal on the River Thames. Under these plans floating hotels will dock at Enderby Wharf on the Greenwich Peninsula for extended periods, running off diesel generators that spew out as much NO2 and particulate matter as 688 HGV’s per hour.

The Power of Good Ideas: Greenwich Greens on the London Mayoral Campaign trail

04 March 2016

The campaign for the next Mayor of London and the new London Assembly has begun in earnest and we have been busy helping to make this the most successful election the Green Party has ever had in London.

Radical Green fares measures would make “massive difference” to Greenwich and Lewisham commuters.

04 January 2016

On the day transport fares go up throughout the country, activists from Greenwich and Lewisham Green Parties will today hand out #FairFares postcards to commuters at Overground, DLR and mainline stations across the two boroughs revealing their party’s radical plans to flatten fares across the capital and make transport fairer for all Londoners.

Greens choose Imogen from Lee Green for Greenwich & Lewisham

11 December 2015

The Green Party has chosen 27-year-old Lewisham resident Imogen Solly as its candidate for the Greenwich & Lewisham constituency in the London Assembly elections next May.

Greenwich Council has refused to say if it knew that EU funding was available for clean power.

30 November 2015

Greenwich Council has refused to say if it knew that EU funding was available for clean power at the Enderby Wharf cruise terminal before it approved the controversial scheme.

We’re putting our money where the sun shines

10 November 2015

We’re delighted to announce the Greenwich Green Party has clubbed together to put our money where the sun shines! We’ve crowd funded the cost of £250 shares from among our members, and we’re investing in our local community energy co-op SELCE (South East London Community Energy).

London Greens visit Greenwich to say no to the Silvertown Tunnel

08 October 2015

On the day that Transport for London re-opened its consultation on the planned Silvertown Tunnel, Green mayoral candidate Sian Berry and London Assembly candidate Caroline Russell came to the Greenwich Peninsula to express their opposition to Transport for London's plans to build a new road tunnel from the entrance of the existing Blackwall tunnels to Silvertown. We do indeed need more river crossings, but they should be for walking, cycling, the DLR and the London Overground. More roads always lead to more traffic and the proposed Silvertown Tunnel will subject Greenwich, Charlton and Blackheath to even more pollution and gridlock.

The Great Greenwich Divestment Deception

02 October 2015

When we asked our council how much of our money was invested in fossil fuels, they told us £17 million – but it now turns out the real figure is nearly five times that.

Letter to Rt Hon Greg Clark MP re Enderby Wharf: the Toxic Terminal

26 September 2015

Letter to Rt Hon Greg Clark MP In light of extraordinary remarks last week by the Mayor of London in which he contradicted previous assurances on pollution from the above scheme and seriously misrepresented local feeling, I am writing to ask you to call in the Enderby Wharf cruise terminal application for urgent review...

Enderby Wharf: the Toxic Terminal

02 September 2015

Ignoring the pleas of local residents and a cross-party alliance of politicians, the Royal Borough of Greenwich and the Mayor of London have approved plans to site a highly polluting cruise ship terminal in East Greenwich, close to thousands of homes. The Greenwich Green Party has played a leading role in the campaign against the scheme. Here Simon Edge explains why we’re so strongly against the plans – and what we’ve been doing to resist them.







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