Hannah outside Worcester Art Gallery and Museum

Green Party campaign leads to new cycle parking at Art Gallery and Museum

By Matthew | 13 February 2023

A long campaign by Green Party campaigner Hannah Cooper has resulted in much-needed cycle parking being installed at the Art Gallery and Museum on The Tything. Hannah started a petition in June 2019 asking for cycle parking to be provided. But despite the petition being signed by over 400 people, it was rejected by the […]

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Worcester school plants in Lansdowne Park

Worcester school plants in Lansdowne Park to aid community

By Matthew | 5 February 2023

Pupils at Bishop Perowne C of E College planted trees as part of Cllr Karen Lewing’s and Bob Whitelaw, the chair of the Arboretum Residents Association, Branch Out Campaign. The campaign, which received funding from the Tree Council, aims to provide new woodland and fruit trees in Lansdowne Park. Cllr Lewing said: “I was motivated to […]

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Grant funding has already enabled bird boxes to be installed in Worcester

Worcester grants on offer to benefit local environment

By Matthew | 12 January 2023

Community groups and other organisations in Worcester are being offered grants of up to £1,000 for projects that benefit the environment. Worcester City Council said funding had already been used on schemes to protect bees, as well as plant fruit trees and vegetables, among others. It is welcoming Environmental Community Grant applications from charities and […]

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Pat Gething, Cllr Louis Stephen, Chris Thorp, Fran Stallard and Fliss Reading

Worcestershire school allotments grow in funding boost

By Matthew | 4 January 2023

Pershore College, which is part of WCG, has sponsored the Worcester Show Schools’ Gardening Competition since 2019, with its support helping many young people get involved with their school gardens and allotments. Staff from the schools and their gardening club pupils gathered at the Pump House in Worcester’s Gheluvelt Park to receive their grants. The […]

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Anarkali

Curry Social

By Matthew | 1 December 2022

New Year and a Curry Social – A great Worcester Greens tradition. Tuesday, January 10, 7:45 pm 10:00 pm Location: Anarkali 47 The Tything, Worcester, WR1 1JT Host Contact Info: Jon Bodenham 07795121995 jonbodenham@hotmail.com The Anarkali is also a favourite as it offers a stylish light and sociable setting and a great offer for vegetarian vegan […]

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The Arch Rivals

Green Quiz Social

By Matthew | 16 November 2022

Green Socials are back! Join us for a natter and very sociable quiz night. It’s a must book so let us know you are coming and we will book tables and we can sort the teams out on the night. The Arch Rivals run a very successful quiz night every Thursday with tables of up to 5 […]

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Tor Pingree

General Election Candidate selected

By Matthew | 8 November 2022

Worcester Green Party members have selected Tor Pingree to stand in the Worcester constituency at the next General Election. Tor’s key message: “The country is facing a cost of living crisis. We know that creating warm secure homes with better insulation and providing good public transport will tackle both the cost of living crisis and […]

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Green Gig Night

Green Gig Night

By Matthew | 1 September 2022

An acoustic evening of singer-songwriters in St. Peter’s to raise funds for Worcester Green Party. The artists are giving their time for free (apart from the odd drink). Great music, with a smidgen of Green Politics… Tor has a few songs with biting and self-deprecating satire. A neat micro pub offering cocktails, real ales, specialist […]

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20mph petition

20mph Petition

By Matthew | 14 June 2022

Lots of people say that a city wide 20mph speed limit on residential side streets would encourage more people to walk and cycle, what do you think? If you want your Councillors to take action then sign up to this petition today. […]

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Summer Cookout

Summer Cook Out

By Matthew | 7 June 2022

Join us for a  tour and brief talk by Steve Dent. Including picking our own lunch, chopping and preparing it under the direction of Steve Dent an inventive chef and author of the award-winning “Circus Gardener’s Kitchen” food blog. We will be cooking a glorious summer stir fry in a relaxed rustic setting surrounded by […]

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Worcester Green Party

Volunteering Opportunities

By Matthew | 23 May 2022

We have some exciting opportunities coming up. Some of them are real chances to build your own personal skills that, who knows, may one day also help you in other parts of your life. Ahead of the AGM in July please scroll through all possibilities to see which roles fit you best: (some of these […]

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Celebrating success at 2022 elections

They are playing politics instead of representing you

By Matthew | 13 May 2022

After last week’s elections Worcester City Council is in no overall control (NOC), with the Conservatives on 15, Labour 12, Green six and Lib Dems two. No party has enough councillors to take control of the council. Worcester City Council operates under a committee system, which means that decisions are made by councillors not by […]

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