Shrewsbury and North Shropshire Green Party are delighted that Oswestry Town Council unanimously passed a motion on 11 September, proposed by Councillor Olly Rose, to aspire to planting a tree per head of population in the Oswestry area (circa 17,000 ) over the next 3 planting seasons.
Shropshire Councillor Duncan Kerr has called for the resignation of Owen Paterson MP following publication of a report by the Parliamentary Standards Committee.
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The Green Party has moved quickly to call an election following the resignation of a Conservative Town Councillor midway through their term.
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Craig Emery has been a Parish Councillor since 2013, serving 2 years as Chair, and is well known for local community activity within the Parish.
Craig works for the Coop but is also a Parent Governor at Gobowen School, Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator, Independent Director for Derwen College, Speedwatch Member and Chair of the Gobowen Community Group.
Craig says “Everything I’ve ever done is to bring the community feel back again. The Bonfire / Firework night returning after over 20 years was hard work but with the support of others we made it happen. I like to ensure that the events are accessible and open to all especially with the Cost of Living so high currently.”
The three Green Town Councillors for Oswestry Castle Ward, Cllr Mike Isherwood, Cllr Duncan Kerr and Cllr Olly Rose are standing together in demanding action to resolve a long-standing problem in the town.
Craig Emery, Chairman of Selattyn and Gobowen Parish Council, and the Labour candidate who attracted the greatest level of support in North Shropshire at the last local election, has joined the Green Party in what he described as a ‘difficult but necessary decision.’
Green Party Deputy Leader Amelia Womack today paid a visit to the Cambrian railway buildings in Oswestry, to support the campaign for Green by-election candidate Duncan Kerr.
Retired University lecturer John Adams launches the Green Party’s challenge to Owen Paterson by planting a tree outside Hermon Chapel Arts Centre in Oswestry.
The North Shropshire Green Party has launched one of the biggest local election campaigns Oswestry has ever seen.
Oswestry and Shropshire Councillor Mike Isherwood has been selected as the Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the Green Party in North Shropshire.
Residents of North Shropshire will have been aghast that when the country should have been focussing on the crucial climate negotiations at COP26 in Glasgow, the Government and the entire House of Commons spent many hours debating the misdemeanours of Owen Paterson.