Imagine a political system that puts the public first. Imagine an economy that gives everyone their fair share. Imagine a society capable of supporting everyone’s needs. Imagine a planet protected from the threat of climate change now and for the generations to come.
That’s the future we want to create and we believe we have the means to do it. Green Party membership is soaring as more and more people are recognising that the politics of the future doesn’t have to look like the politics of the past.
If you live in Wells, Shepton Mallet or surrounding areas why not help us build that future by supporting the Mendip Hills Green Party?
We are all familiar with the unfairness of parliamentary elections in the United Kingdom, where the first past the post system sees the smaller political parties grossly under represented in Parliament.
It comes as no surprise, therefore, to discover that there are similar causes for concern in local government.
We are referring in this instance to recent events on Wells City Council.
A repair café is opening in Wells! Bring your broken items to be fixed and learn how to avoid the throw-away society! Come and drink coffee, eat cake and meet others who love making, mending, recycling and regenerating pre-loved items.
Molly Scott Cato MEP has challenged MPs in the South West to unite against Hinkley and in favour of resurrecting previously shelved offshore wind projects. She says that their continued support for the new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point, and opposition by Tory MPs to both on and offshore wind, represents a huge missed economic opportunity for the South West and higher energy prices for businesses and consumers.
The lethal hurricanes battering the Caribbean this month show what happens when those with the most power fail to protect those with the least. When those with the greatest ability to tackle the growing threat of climate breakdown shirk their responsibility.
The political challenge of our day is to go beyond sharing wealth and power more evenly, and collectively design a future where we all thrive. Today Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley have published an article in the Guardian setting out why the only future is Green.
The Mendip Hills Green Party are campaigning for the retention of the No 67 bus service that serves Wookey Hole-Wells-Burnham on Sea, and for improvements to the public transport infrastructure in general.
We are very sad to learn of the passing of our dear, amazing friend and colleague Chris Briton.
The Mendip Hills Green Party have regular social evenings where you are welcome to come and meet our members. We meet at The Globe, Priest Row, Wells from 7pm.
Upcoming dates are the following Fridays: