Climate protest in Witney
A mock funeral was held in the town centre of Witney.
Extinction Rebellion protestors turned heads with a staged funeral procession for Planet Earth through Witney at the end of November.
Witney Town Council has declared a Climate Emergency, with the Green Party’s Andrew Prosser one of five councillors on a dedicated working party finding local solutions for green transport and clean energy.
Andrew is pushing for the Town Council budget to be shaped by the climate emergency response.
Green Councillor Andrew Prosser calls for action to protect our watercourses
Sewage was discharged into our local watercourses again following heavy rainfall in December, with sewage fungus recorded in Colwell Brook and Queen Emma’s Dyke.[Read more]
Green commentary on the Climate Emergency budget
Greens welcome the creation by Oxford City Council of a Climate Emergency budget (arising out of a motion proposed by the Greens in Autumn 2018 and passed by Oxford City Council in January 2019). Says Green Councillor Dick Wolff, "This is the direct result of pressure being applied by Green Councillors. There is no denying that this is a modest, but nonetheless welcome, step forward. However, there is much which is still uncertain and there are key demands from the Citizen’s Assembly, echoed by local climate campaigners, which will NOT be met by the measures proposed."[Read more]
Come to Green Drinks in Witney!
This is an informal gathering for Green Party members and supporters: please come along and invite your friends and acquaintances!
It's happening on Thursday evening, 16 Jan from 7:30pm.
Find us upstairs at The Plough, High Street, Witney OX28 6HL
Join other local Greens for this sociable action day. Beginners welcome, and friendly training given.
11 am Meet at Meet at 171 Campbell Road to do petitioning, door to door.
Hazel and Steve Dawe are building a team for their Election Campaign to win the Cowley Ward in May 2020. Even if you can't make this day - there will be plenty of others in Cowley - so please do get in touch if you can help make Oxford Greener!