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.
Latest news about Anna
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 since we first won an election in the town 20 years ago. Earlier in the day, we also secured our first council seat outside of […]
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 won the award for “Leadership in Responding to the Climate Emergency” at the annual MJ Local Government Achievement Awards. Councillor Andrew Cooper has said “To be […]
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 move much quicker to put in place schemes using the ‘Emergency Active Travel Fund’ from the Government to encourage cycling across the district. Green Party campaigner […]
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 a motion which would see the Council looking to encourage people and businesses in Shipley to reduce their carbon emissions. Councillor Martin Love who represents […]
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. The Green Party has opposed the construction of an incinerator near Marley Playing Fields since plans first emerged (1). Martin Love, leader of the Green […]
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 increase in people using public transport despite strict rules on the number of people allowed on to buses. Darren Parkinson, Green Party community campaigner has […]