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

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 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 […]

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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. 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 […]

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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 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 […]

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