06 April 2016
Duncan Kerr, recently elected as the Green Party Councillor for South Oswestry is undertaking a cycle challenge to raise money for Chalk, a Community Interest Company in Oswestry. In just three days he aims to cycle 333 miles starting in Oswestry and visiting Fishguard, Rosslare (in Eire), Dublin, Holyhead and back; 3 countries, 3 islands but just two wheels and two legs!
29 March 2016
We welcome the objectives “to reduce the volume of traffic flows through the historic and commercial town centre”. However, we have considerable misgivings about the expenditures in the existing SITP proposals as we do not believe they will achieve their aims in relation to reducing town-centre traffic and encouraging sustainable modes of transport.
18 February 2016
Green Councillor Duncan Kerr was among hundreds who went to "Hug the Hillfort" on Valentine's Day and send a message to Shropshire Council that the hillfort setting should be protected from development.
12 February 2016
Tories lose former leader’s seat to first ever Green councillor.
10 December 2015
The Shrewsbury and North Shropshire Green Party have taken prompt action to ensure an election is held for the Shropshire Council seat in Oswestry recently vacated by Keith Barrow.
04 December 2015
With the world’s eyes on Paris, people in Shropshire have lent their demands for our government and others to argue for a robust and challenging treaty to safeguard humanity from climate change.
25 November 2015
A larger than life polar bear has been built by Shrewsbury people to draw attention to the biggest problem facing humans and other species, manmade global warming and climate change. For most people alive now global inaction is likely to lead to increasing weather disasters locally and abroad, and more people seeking refuge.
23 November 2015
John Newnham, Green Party candidate in the Meole by election on 3rd December, has welcomed the resignation of Keith Barrow from the board of Shropshire Council’s company ip&e. As the only candidate in the Meole by election to have made an issue of ip&e needing to be run in an open manner with integrity he is pleased to have been vindicated by the Standards Sub-Committee.
16 November 2015
John Newnham, a resident of Meole for more than 25 years, has been selected as Green Party candidate for the forthcoming by-election in the Meole ward in Shrewsbury. A wise exponent of the dangers of climate change, John is also a staunch friend of his local community helping people in need to get satisfaction from Shirehall. John’s candidacy comes at a time of unprecedented growth for the Green Party which saw their vote in Shrewsbury quadruple at the recent General Election.
07 November 2015
Newly re-elected co-ordinator Emma Bullard said "we know that Green Party concepts of sustainability and fairness chime with most people's values. The general election vote and responses on the doorstep and on social media tell us that many more people are willing to give us their vote; to vote for what they believe in."
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