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Duncan Kerr on Radio Shropshire

27 April 2017

Duncan Kerr, Green Party Councillor for Oswestry South, gave an excellent ten minute interview on Radio Shropshire this morning.

Greens are the main challengers to the Tories in Oswestry

10 April 2017

The Green Party has emerged as the only party, other than the Conservatives, to be competing in all four Oswestry seats for Shropshire Unitary Council and for eleven of the eighteen Town Council seats as well.

Green Party Contests Record 57 Seats Across Shropshire

07 April 2017

The Green Party in Shropshire has announced it will be fielding its highest ever number of candidates for the elections to Shropshire Council on 4th May, and will be the only challenger to the Conservatives in three wards.

Green Party alternative to Tory record of failure

04 April 2017

The Tory-run council in Shropshire is going into the local elections declaring they are ‘looking to make the council a more commercial organisation’ if they win a majority of Shropshire seats on 4th May. This is the same council whose leader claimed three years ago that their company ip&e (inspiring partnerships & enterprise) ‘will be at the forefront of where we want to be’ and ‘is going from strength to strength’. Two years later ip&e was wound up having amassed debts for the Council rather than surpluses.

Amelia Womack Deputy-Leader of Green Party to visit Oswestry

24 February 2017

As one of the youngest people in a leadership position of any political party, Amelia is particularly interested in hearing from young people about life in Oswestry, and talking to them about their hopes for the future and what they expect from their elected representatives. She is inviting everyone interested in the youth of Oswestry to a public meeting at Hermon Chapel Community Arts Centre on Chapel Street, Oswestry at 11.30am on Saturday 25th February.

What a Waste of Money

31 January 2017

At the Oswestry Town Council meeting on Monday night, Green Party Councillor Duncan Kerr condemned Conservative-controlled for proposing to spend nearly half a million pounds on demolishing the public toilet block on Central Car Park and replacing it with a similar toilet block along with a new tourist information centre (TIC) and a café. To make matters worse a further £100,000 was approved for repairs to the current TIC in Church street.

Natalie Bennett's Visit to Shropshire

01 December 2016

More than 70 people turned out on a frosty night to hear Natalie Bennett and other invited panellists discuss future food security and farming. The event was organised by the local Green Party to highlight an issue of concern in light of rapid climate change and Britain’s impending withdrawal from the EU with whom we do a great deal of food trade.

Natalie Bennett to head discussion on farming and food security

21 November 2016

On Monday evening Natalie Bennett will be speaking at a public meeting in Shrewsbury, sharing a panel with representatives from Harper Adams University, Shrewsbury Food Hub and the National Farmers Union to discuss ‘Food and Farming – Our future food security depends on farmers’. The event is free to attend and will take place in the United Reformed Church by English Bridge at 7.30pm on Monday 28 November.

AGM Report

27 October 2016

Summary of our AGM held last month

The Big Day Out, Oswestry

27 October 2016

As part of the West Midlands Green Party support for our Target to Win efforts, members from across the region are being invited to help us knock on doors in Oswestry on behalf of Barry Edwards, our prospective candidate in Oswestry West.







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