Get Involved

The Green Party is 99% made up of people working as volunteers - this is how we’ve been running for 40 years.  There is so much to do to win elections and run local campaigns we rely on you and welcome your help.  Whatever skillset or ability you have, you will be an asset to us.

Coronavirus Notice

Coronavirus image credit: Up and Go, CC BY-SA 4.0

The Shrewsbury and North Shropshire Green Party will be following Green Party advice on the Coronavirus outbreak and have:

  • Suspended any campaigns that involve door knocking or canvassing
  • Cancelled all surgeries and public meetings and events.

In accordance with NHS advice we will continue to distribute newsletters when appropriate however we will take extra hygiene precautions, maintain social distancing and keep this area of activity under close review.

Green representatives on Shrewsbury and Oswestry Town Council are contributing very actively and productively to the support of persons who are self-isolating or affected in any other way by this outbreak. If you want to contribute to this please contact any of our Councillors.

It is vital, and will save lives, if we all follow the advice from the Chief Medical Officer.

Duncan Kerr, Co-ordinator

We really need your help to deliver newsletters in Shrewsbury. If you can spare even an hour anytime between Monday 3rd and Sunday 16th August, please contact Peter Gilbert who is coordinating the deliveries on Peter will assign you one or more delivery rounds depending on how long you have available and will also advise on keeping yourself and others safe whilst you are doing this, following the guidance we have received from the national party.

What you can do

  • Talk to your friends and people you know about the Green Party and why you are interested, encourage them to get involved as well.
  • Come along to one of our events and learn more about the local challenges and campaigns. We were all new to this at some stage so don't be afraid to ask questions.
  • Join the Green Party.
  • Volunteer at one of our events (no membership required)
  • Stand for the council.

We are hoping to inspire both those who have lost confidence in parties they previously supported, and to those who have never voted at all, to Go Green in 2020.


Local Committee Meetings

Meetings of the local committee are open to any Green Party member to attend.

If you're planning to come along please contact the co-ordinator in advance to give us time to arrange a larger venue if necessary. Please note that all meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change without notice.

Date / TimeEventLocation
Tue 18 Aug 2020, 7:00pm Committee Meeting Online
Tue 22 Sep 2020, 7:00pm Committee Meeting Oswestry or online if necessary
Sat 17 Oct 2020, 2:00pm Annual General Meeting Shrewsbury or online if necessary
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