Cheryl Briggs commented on Abingdon Action Day 2018-11-04 16:33:30 +0000We will be having 2 start times, 10am and then 1pm. A shared lunch from 12:30. Please come along at either of these times to get linked with another person. Look forward to seeing you there.
@CherylOxon tweeted link to E Oxford by-election. 2018-09-10 19:30:56 +0100I signed up to volunteer for Oxfordshire Green Party. Join me! http://www.greenoxfordshire.com/e_oxford_volunteer?recruiter_id=413063
David Williams is standing for re-election to Oxfordshire County council on 18 October 2018. With your help the Green Party can win it back. We held it from 2009 to 2017.
The Labour Party has already had scores of people out campaigning. We need to reach more voters than them and persuade them to vote Green. We most need people to knock on doors, every weekday evening at 6 p.m. and weekend mornings and afternoons. See our event calendar. There are lots of ways you can help, pick one or two from the list below and we will get in touch.Become a volunteer
Cheryl Briggs posted about Volunteer skills on Facebook 2018-03-27 22:54:55 +0100I signed up to volunteer for Oxfordshire Green Party. Join me!
When you have volunteered to help the Oxfordshire Green Party, please tell us something about your skills.
For some tasks, we need specialist skills, hence this long list.
But most tasks anyone can do, given the training we provide.Become a volunteer
Cheryl Briggs answered 2018-03-07 00:09:26 +0000Q: For which council do you want to stand as a Green Party candidate?
A: Vale of the White Horse DC in 2019
We are looking for Green Party candidates in the:
- 2019 South Oxfordshire, Vale, Cherwell and West Oxfordshire district council elections,
- 2020 Oxford City Council elections
- 2022 (or any time) Parliamentary elections.
All candidates for target seats need to complete this form. A target seat is a priority area where the Oxfordshire Green Party aims to make an impact.
If you just want to get your name on the ballot paper so that voters can vote for the Green Party in your ward (a non-target candidate) you do not need to complete this form.
If you have any difficulties completing the survey, email the Oxfordshire Green Party Elections co-ordinator with the same information, and any questions you have. We can arrange meetings with councillors and campaigners to answer any questions on what our councillors do, or how to win an election. Or read Councillor David William's presentation on Green councillors.
We will start parliamentary selection by the middle of November. Please fill in your applications now.Take the survey
Cheryl Briggs posted about Home on Facebook 2018-02-10 17:57:44 +0000I pledged to vote for Oxfordshire Green Party3,706 VOTES FOUND12,000 votes
Cheryl Briggs posted about Get Involved! on Facebook 2018-03-27 22:53:08 +0100I signed up to volunteer for Oxfordshire Green Party. Join me!
Help us hold your local Council to account
Oxfordshire Green Party is running campaigns to fight homelessness, save local community facilities, tackle air pollution, ban single-use plastics and generally improve the quality of your local council services by getting more Green councillors elected. Our Green councillors have already got local councils to divest from fossil fuels, improve cycling facilities and require 50% social housing in new developments.
We don't have much money, but we do have thousands of members and supporters in Oxfordshire. Will you join us to help make a difference in your local area? Please sign up below to volunteer in any way you can.
We are campaigning all year round on local issues and to get more Green councillors elected. If you have just a few hours to spare please do phone Kate Robinson on 07582 903996 to find how you can help, at a time that suits you.
Cheryl Briggs posted about Event booking on Facebook 2016-12-09 17:10:40 +0000Just made a donation to Oxfordshire Green Party
Thank you for booking an event ticket from the Oxfordshire Green Party.
Please complete the details below and submit the form.
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Cheryl Briggs posted about Candidates wanted on Facebook 2018-03-06 23:47:40 +0000I signed up to volunteer for Oxfordshire Green Party. Join me!
This is a call for candidates to stand for the Green Party at the next elections to Parliament and to councils in Oxfordshire.
Given the turmoil in the Conservative party, there may be a General Election in the next 6 months. In November, we will select our candidates for the 6 constituencies: Banbury, Henley, Oxford East, Oxford West and Abingdon, Wantage, and Witney. If you are interested, fill in the form below.
We need more Green councillors in Oxfordshire. Could you follow in the footsteps of our Green Party councillors in Oxford, and stand for election? You could improve the quality of our councils by representing the people and views that the governing parties ignore.
Or you could help organise events and campaigns in your ward. Could you get local people to come out and join the campaign?
In May 2019 there will be elections for evrery councillor in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of the White Horse and 1/3 of the counclllors in Cherwell and West Oxfordshire district councils. Then in 2020 there will be elections for 2 councillors in each of the new Oxford City wards.
We need candidates to start right now, preparing for the elections in 2019 and 2020. Voters like to vote for people they have heard from over time, rather than those who just turn up in the last few weeks.
We will arrange meets the councillors sessions, where you can find out what Green city, town and parish councillors do and how they got elected. To find out more, fill in the form at the bottom of the page.
What you need to do to stand as a candidate
Do you want to win, or just to stand? If you just want to give people in your area a chance to vote Green, rather than being forced to vote for a worse party, you just need to get your name on the ballot paper. On the other hand, if you want to help people as an elected councillor, you need to run a serious campaign as a candidate in a target seat.
There are places where we cannot win in the next election. It takes time to grow the Green Party in a ward until there are enough local supporters to run a campaign to win. In those areas we need a candidate to stand, while a ward organiser can run a few events and campaigns on local issues until the Green Party and the candidate are better known.
All you need to do as a non-target candidate is:
- Get nominated. You need to get 10 voters in your ward to sign a form saying they think you should be allowed to stand. They don't need to vote for you, or be Green supporters. They can be friends, family, or just neighbours.
- Supply a photograph suitable for the web site.
- Write a short election statement for the web site. A bit about yourself, and a bit about what you would do if elected.
If you are interested, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.
There are a number of seats where we have won, or came close to winning in the past. If you don't know what a councillor does, take at look at this councillor role description.
Obviously, such a campaign needs more work than just getting nominated. Candidates are expected to take an active role in their election campaign, including:
- join or build a campaign team, including a campaign manager, and senior roles to manage volunteers, publicity, data and fundraising,
- work with your team to produce a campaign plan,
- talk to hundreds of voters on the doorstep and at other events,
- taking part in campaign team decisions, including campaign messages,
- respond to voters questions and concerns.
Candidates selected for target seats who commit to work hard enough to win will get support from the Oxfordshire Green Party, including guidance, opportunities for training and mentoring, technical support and funding.
We are committed to supporting people stand for election. If you have support needs to allow you to stand for election—from childcare to disability support needs—please discuss these with us soon so we can arrange support. Being in the Green Party means we are committed to work as a team, no one has to do anything alone, we will find a way to help in any aspect of campaigning and when people become Councillors.
If you are at all interested in standing as a candidate, or helping organise a campaign for a candidate, please complete the form below, and the Elections Committee will get back to you with more details.
If you want any more information on what is involved in standing as candidate, please contact the Elections Co-ordinator, David Newman.Become a volunteer
Cheryl Briggs is following this site, wanting to find out more about the Oxfordshire Green Party.