Tag Archive | Bicester

North Oxfordshire Green Party Announces Candidate For June’s Snap Election

At their selection meeting on 3rd May the North Oxfordshire Green Party unanimously re-nominated Ian Middleton to contest the Banbury Constituency seat for the second time. Ian stood for the Greens in Banbury in 2015 when the Green vote was almost tripled against the 2010 result.  The party gained 2686 votes giving them 4.6% of […]

Thank You

Having mostly recovered from last week’s final exertions I’ve now had time to take stock of The Green Party’s performance in the Banbury Constituency and I have to say I’m very pleased with the result. I am disappointed that we missed retaining our deposit by only 225 votes, but I think we have ample recompense […]

Cherwell or Fracking Well?

Hydraulic Fracturing or ‘Fracking’ is a new unconventional and controversial technique for extracting gas and in some case oil from the deep bedrock.  It has serious environmental and quality of life issues for all of us, but particularly for those of us who live in areas that sit on top of these deposits.  Unfortunately for […]