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GBGP Newsletter #24: Door-knocking for success!

More doorstep action days planned

On Saturday 3 April GBGP carried out a successful action day, knocking on the doors of residents in the Kidbrooke with Hornfair ward and asking them a few questions as part of a 60-second survey.

We are now planning a few more action days in the run-up to the 6th May by-election. The next will be on Saturday 17th April in Kidbrooke Saturday 24th April in Kidbrooke (17th April cancelled owing to Prince Philip’s funeral). If you would like to join us for an hour or two, sign up here or email coordinator@greenwich.greenparty.org.uk.

Also, if you haven’t signed Carol O’Toole’s petition to improve the area outside the parade of shops on Shooters Hill Road, you can do so here.

Read Sian Berry’s mayoral manifesto

Sian Berry has launched her manifesto as part of her campaign as the Green candidate for mayor of London. Sian wants London to be the greenest city in the world and the best prepared for the future.

You can read the manifesto here.

Candidate spotlight: Leonie Barron, Glyndon

Leonie Barron is the Green Party candidate for Glyndon ward.

Leonie has lived in Plumstead for 17 years and has one son at a local primary school and another at a residential special school.

She was a school governor for seven years and has spent time volunteering for the family support charity HomeStart. She is also volunteering at a community food growing project, based at a local outdoor educational provision for children who are not managing in mainstream schools.

Leonie is passionate about the environment, and believes that local councils must make it a collective priority to address the climate and biodiversity crises in every policy area, as well as introducing measures to make it as easy as possible for individuals to choose a ‘greener’ course of action.

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