Green Councillor gets mis-directed ‘hate mail’ over St Clement’s Ward renaming

Image Credit: Steve Daniels (CC BY-SA 2.0) Craig Simmons, Councillor for St. Mary’s ward and Green party member, has received “mis-directed” hate mail for the proposal to rename the extended St. Mary’s ward in memory of Sir Roger Bannister. The world-famous athlete, who was also a celebrated neurologist and a master of Pembroke College from […]

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Greens criticise homelessness fines

Oxford City Council’s latest threats to fine rough sleepers in the city centre have been sharply criticised by the city’s Green councillors. Community Protection Notices were served last Wednesday to people in the city centre with “no fixed abode” requiring the removal of “obstruction on any pavement […] that may constitute a hazard”. The notices […]

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Elections 2014: Conservatives – challenging the ‘pen pushers’

I’m not a typical Tory. I’m an engineering student from a working class immigrant family and I was raised to work hard, aim high and look out for the people in my community. Basically, I was raised to be a do-er rather than a faff-er. That’s why I spend my spare time organising access and […]

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