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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
27 October 2016
Summary of our AGM held last month
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.
07 September 2016
Earlier this month the BBC interviewed our own Emma Bullard in a dialogue that covered a number of topics and issues including Natalie Bennett's contribution to the party, our increasing success at a local level, proportional representation and more.
25 July 2016
Shrewsbury’s Cultural Diversity Day was a celebration of our common humanity with some great music and lots of good will.
25 July 2016
Members of the Green Party turned out in force at the Shirehall on Thursday to demand some straight answers from the Tory run council. Cabinet members were asked questions on a range of issues that the public are concerned about including threats to public health services, library cuts, councillor paid allowances, poor air quality, loss of green spaces, and the state of Shrewsbury’s bus station.
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