City Budget: Labour ignore Climate Emergency and vote through 'most expensive car parking spaces in the City'
In Oxford Town Hall this evening, Labour whipped their Councillors to vote against the Green budget amendment which sought to deliver on the promises made by Council on 28th January 2019 when it declared a Climate Emergency. The Green budget diverted funds from the planned £5.4m expansion of Oxford's Redbridge and Seacourt Park & Rides to invest the money to carbon reducing measures.[Read more]
Greens launch Climate Emergency City Council budget
Following the City Council’s decision to declare a Climate Emergency on 28th January, the Greens are proposing an amendment to the Labour administration’s budget that represents a step change in the Council’s response to the climate crisis.[Read more]
Craig to be Lord Mayor
Councillor Craig Simmons, leader of the Oxford Green Party group, will become the next Oxford Lord Mayor from 13 May 2019.
Craig said, “It is a great honour to be selected to be the next Lord Mayor of Oxford. In the lead up to the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day in April 2020, I intend to make climate change a key focus of my year in office.”
Why not take the chance to have a chat with like minded souls, by popping along to our regular get-together? On the last Friday of each month members of the Oxfordshire Green Party, friends and interested people socialise through relaxed chats or heated debates, your choice :-)
If you've never been before, call Cheryl on 07500 665207 so she can welcome you!
You can find us at a table at the back; someone might have a green party Tshirt on and/or there'll be an A4 Green Party poster propped up on the table. Or just ask at the bar for directions!
An opportunity to meet Robert Nixon and share your ideas about how to improve Bicester with him.
Robert Nixon is Chair of North Oxfordshire Green Party. He actively campaigns to make Bicester a cleaner, greener and fairer place to live. He is standing for election to Bicester Town Council and Cherwell District Council in May 2019.
Can't make it? Robert is more that happy to respond to you by email or phone. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 07557 023792.
Help Cheryl Briggs win as councillor in the Town and District elections 2019 in Abbey-Northcourt in Abingdon. You may know Cheryl as the Co-chair of OGP and Chair of Abingdon GP.
Abbey-Northcourt is an OGP target ward and Cheryl has a good chance of winning - with your help. The Action Day will be an enjoyable social event.
There are 2 start times: 10am and 1:30pm with a bring and share lunch from 12:30.
Volunteers will be door-knocking and asking residences about their local issues and likelihood of voting Green. If you haven't done this before -don't worry as you will go with someone who has. People who have volunteered in the past have given feedback on how friendly and sociable the Action Days are. For more information ring Cheryl on 07500665207
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