Saturday 2nd March, Greens from across the city and the region hit
the streets for York Green Party’s action day. Over 35 people turned out for
canvassing, leafletting, or to attend the launch of York Green Party’s travel
manifesto. They were joined by Sian Berry, co-leader of the Green Party of
England and Wales.
travelled to the event from Doncaster, Huddersfield, Craven and elsewhere in
Yorkshire and the Humber to support the effort to get more York Greens elected
in May’s council elections. Throughout the day, volunteers were busy
leafletting and knocking on doors in all three target wards: Fishergate,
Guildhall and Micklegate. There was also a great turnout at York Green Party’s
stall on Micklegate, where a parking space was transformed into a pocket park.
As well as meeting local Green activists and going out canvassing, during Sian’s visit In the evening, Sian and Cllr Andy D’Agorne spoke at an event at Briar House, where they launched York Green Party’s transport manifesto.