Anna Watson

Shipley Ward Community campaigner

Anna and her family have lived in Shipley for 16 years and her children go to the local schools.

She has been a governor at Saltaire Primary School since 2009.

Last year Anna co-convened the grassroots group Clean Air Bradford - calling for urgent action on illegal air pollution in the Bradford District.

Anna has over 20 years of experience of environmental campaigning. She currently works for a charity campaigning to protect people and wildlife from hazardous chemicals.

Before this Anna worked at Friends of the Earth (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

She is a scientist by background, and has a PhD in Freshwater Ecology.

Contact Anna

Twitter: @1annawatson

Latest news about Anna

Petition to save local store reaches 1000 signatures

7th March 2022 | 0 Comments

A petition to save a local shop has been signed by over a thousand local residents. Green Party councillors from Shipley launched a petition following the announcement that Wilko was […]

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Green Party leader visits Bradford

31st January 2022 | 0 Comments

The Green Party co-leader visits Bierley in support of local people defending their local community from overdevelopment. Recently elected co-leader of the Green Party, Carla Denyer, was speaking to residents […]

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Greens launch petition to save Shipley Wilko

30th January 2022 | 0 Comments

Following the announcement that Wilko will close their Shipley store in February, Green Party councillors from Shipley have launched a petition to try and save the store. Hundreds of people […]

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Greens respond to Clean Air Zone delay

23rd December 2021 | 0 Comments

Bradford Green Party have criticised the Labour administration of Bradford Council for the avoidable delay in introducing the long awaited Clean Air Zone. The zone was meant to launch on […]

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Greens hail best ever election across Bradford

10th May 2021 | 0 Comments

Councillor Martin Love was re-elected in Shipley for with 3405 votes – a massive 60% of the total votes cast. This is the best result we have had in Shipley […]

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Green mayoral candidate puzzled by award for West Yorkshire Combined Authority for showing climate leadership

2nd October 2020 | 0 Comments

Green candidate for mayor reacts with surprise to see regional authority recognised for showing leadership in tackling the climate emergency. Today (2nd October) The West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) has […]

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Bradford falling behind introduction of new cycle lanes

4th August 2020 | 0 Comments

Bradford Green Party calls on Bradford Council to implement Emergency Active Travel schemes as “a matter of urgency.” Bradford Green Party Councillors and Campaigners are calling on Bradford Council to […]

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Green Councillors welcome Shipley Town Council Climate Declaration

26th June 2020 | 0 Comments

Green Party district councillors for Shipley Ward welcome the Climate Declaration by the newly formed Shipley Town Council. At the meeting on 25th June, town councillors voted in favour of […]

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Green Party hit out at announcement that Environment Agency minded to approve Keighley incinerator

10th June 2020 | 0 Comments

Bradford District Green Party councillors and campaigners have spoken out following the announcement by the Environment Agency that it is ‘minded to issue’ a permit for controversial Keighley waste incinerator. […]

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Greens call for more support for buses as Aire Valley services set to increase

21st May 2020 | 0 Comments

Green Party campaigners welcome news that Keighley Bus Company is to increase bus services but call for more support for bus companies from National Government. There has been a significant […]

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