ACTION… Calling Oswestry to help on Shrewsbury NW Road action.

The planning application for the NW road around Shrewsbury is expected imminently although it has been delayed several times. The key issue for Oswestry is that Shropshire Council is spending its transport budget (including lots of CiL money from developers which is supposed to be for community infrastructure) on...
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The Rebellion Returns 1st September 2020

Dear rebels, Last week, the Climate Change Committee (‘CCC’), the Government’s own climate advisers, released another staggering report on the Government’s utter inaction. It warned the Government to start preparing for a 4˚C warmer world, a future implying the loss of billions of lives, with marginalised communities and those in the...
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No Going Back – an action to reclaim the streets

There’s No Going Back to the way we were – even when we do come out of lock down, people will be unsure about being in crowds. People need space and clean fresh air  We want to enjoy our lovely old town We need spaces to sit outside to hear...
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Change Is Now

XR Oswestry & Borders stood at Oswestry landmarks demanding a Citizens Assembly on Covid-19 recovery. On Saturday 30th May, Extinction Rebellion protested in isolation or in socially distanced formation at well-known landmarks in Oswestry. They are asking the Government for a Citizens Assembly to decide our future together during...
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A New Dawn – Wake Up, Listen, Immerse, Dream…

To coincide with International Dawn Chorus Day 4.55am  3rd May.    XR Cymru and Oswestry and Borders are launching a Regen and Visioning action called – A New Dawn  Experience one of natures spectacles… be inspired. Share in the Dawn Chorus.. Share your thoughts and dreams.Reflect on our place...
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Our own Greetings cards

We have some extra special Greetings Cards!!!  (photos attached), designed by XR Oswestry & Borders rebels and available to buy.They are printed on 240 gsm card and are designed as postcards (so no envelopes – though they do also fit into standard type letter envelopes). Price: Individual cards cost £1...
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November Newsletter

Extinction Rebellion Oswestry November 2019 Newsletter Since our last newsletter we at XR Oswestry have been busy and  involved in many successful and diverse actions. Global Strike    Friday September 27th   A large tribe of Oswestry XR joined with Shrewsbury and Ludlow XR people to support the children who...
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Petition for: Zero Carbon by 2030 – Shropshire Council

Shewsbury XR have set up an e-petition to Shropshire Council which we hope to present to the Council Meeting on 12th December. The Council have accepted there is a climate emergency but declined to set any target date by which the activities of the council are to be net...
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Introductory Session

Tuesday 1st October, and the first Tuesday of every month – INTRODUCTORY SESSION at the Golden Lion 7pm. This is a free workshop exploring together XR’s aims, how it operates and what XR Oswestry & Borders is doing about the climate crisis. Suitable for people who are still deciding...
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