GREEN PARTY POLICIES - Why vote green in 2018
|Ending the homelessness crisis||Tackling air pollution||Saving threatened community facilities||Protecting the environment||Challenging BREXIT||Promoting a healthy democracy|
New £3.7m development to support people experiencing homelessness opens in Oxford
Says former Green Councillor and homelessness campaign, David Thomas; "This facility is welcome but it should be recognised for what it is - an out of town replacement for Simon House . It will not lead to the increase in bed capacity that we so desperately need. Neither do we yet know whether accommodation which can only be reached by bus from the centre - where most other facilities for the homeless are located - will prove accessible for rough sleepers "
FMI: David Thomas: 07792 527 421
Green councillor exposes shallow climate commitment of Cherwell District Council
At a Cherwell District Council meeting on 22nd July, the Green Party's recently elected councillor, Ian Middleton, spoke to two important motions. The first was a climate change emergency motion, which Cllr Middleton supported, although expressing reservations about the council’s true commitment to the difficult decisions that will need to be taken if the district is to become truly carbon neutral by 2030.[Read more]
Green Councillors making a difference in South Oxfordshire District Council
During a council meeting of the South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) on 18 July 2019, two important motions were accepted, which were tabled by Green Party councillors Robin Bennett and Jo Robb respectively. The council accepted with considerable cross party backing to:
We congratulate all the Green Party councillors in South Oxfordshire having proposed and successfully passed these two important motions and hope this will inspire other district councils in Oxfordshire.
Join us for the Oxfordshire Green Party gathering, a day of inspiring talks, training and Green Action!
We're holding the gathering in Bicester this year, where Young Green Party member Robert Nixon became our first Bicester Town councillor this May. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet other Greens, gain some political campaigning experience.
Robert is already building a reputation as a community activist that gets things done. Just months after his election Robert has been tackling litter, challenging unpopular planning proposals, supporting the Bicester foodbank and helping to start a “Library of Things” in the town. Help us get the message out about these successes in Bicester East!
Sign up here >> https://forms.gle/AwuowGEJdCRsaEzD9
Outline of the day:
10:30 Arrival and welcome.
12: 30 - 13:00 Jonathan Bartley talk and Q+A
13:00 - 13:30 Bring and share lunch
13:30 - 14:30 Bicester East Action
14:30 - 15:15 Talk about Sustainable Housing, from Property Developer, Ian Pritchett, https://ssassyproperty.com/
15:15- 16:15 Bicester East Action
16:15 - 16:30 Close and Thank You
On Sunday 22 September join the Windrush Bike Project and have fun on one of three guided rides in Witney.
Meet at 10am at:
All routes end at Witney Corn Exchange by 10:30am for refreshments, bike checks, and the bubble bike!
NB Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult
Join other local Greens for this sociable action day. Beginners welcome, and friendly training given.
11 am Meet at entrance to Florence Park in Cornwallis Road at the junction with Florence Park Road to do petitioning, door to door.
Hazel and Steve Dawe are building a team for their Election Campaign to win the Cowley Ward next May. Even if you can't make the day - there will be plenty of action in Coowley - so please do get in touch if you can help make Oxford Greener.