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Green Party calls on Bradford councillors to back radical action on climate change

Bradford’s Green councillors have called for more action by Bradford Council six months after the authority became one of the first in the country to “declare a climate emergency.” Councillors Kevin Warnes and Martin Love are working closely with highways officers on the roll-out of a 20mph zone across the whole of central Shipley. According to Councillor […]

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Green Party condemn lack of action by Bradford Council to tackle climate change

Bradford’s Green councillors have condemned the lack of action by Bradford Council six months after the authority became one of the first in the country to “declare a climate emergency.” At last night’s July Council meeting, the Labour and Conservative groups rejected a set of far-reaching Green proposals for low carbon, sustainable travel, opting instead […]

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Green councillors call for air pollution action in Shipley

The Green Party are demanding that Bradford Council do more to tackle illegal air pollution across Shipley. Councillors Martin Love and Kevin Warnes met recently with Clean Air Bradford campaigners and the Council’s lead officer on air quality to review what needs to be done. They were told that Bradford Council is considering options such […]

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Bradford Greens launch fly tipping petition

Bradford Green Party have launched a petition calling on Bradford Council to acknowledge that there is a fly-tipping epidemic across the city and take the urgent action that is needed to tackle the problem. The petition was put started by Matt Edwards, Green Party spokesperson and prospective local election candidate for Tong Ward – one […]

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Greens uncover significant increase in time to replace faulty street lights

Figures uncovered by Bradford Green Party reveal that the average time taken for Bradford Council to replace street lights has trebled to over a month. A Freedom of Information Request showed that in Shipley Ward, the average time to replace a faulty light in 2017 was 15 days – in 2018 this figure had jumped […]

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Green budget for Bradford

Green Party councillors Kevin Warnes and Martin Love are proposing a range of multi-million pound investments over the next three years to help ‘future-proof’ Bradford in relation to the challenges of climate change. The far-reaching proposals, assessed as “robust” by senior Council finance officers, include £4m of capital investment in solar power for the District’s schools and […]

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Saltaire Rat-Running Update

Councillors Kevin Warnes again raised the issue of traffic-calming along Caroline Street in Saltaire at January’s Full Council meeting.  This follows months of deadlock over fully-costed proposals that were agreed with the ward councillors last June. Kevin asked the Leader of Council to publish the reasons for the ongoing delay and explain when the urgently needed project […]

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Bradford Greens call on other political parties to come together and join declaration of “Climate Emergency”

Shipley’s Green councillors have called on other political parties to join them in declaring a ‘Climate Emergency’ and step up action here in Bradford District to tackle the climate breakdown. Councillors Kevin Warnes and Martin Love have tabled a motion for debate at this week’s Council calling on Bradford to make the transition to a […]

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Greens call on Bradford Council to get to grips with “flytipping epidemic”

Bradford Green Party has raised concerns with “flytipping epidemic” in Holme Wood and surrounding areas. Back in November, government data showed that reports of fly-tipping incidents across the district had jumped up by 17.4 per cent from the previous year. The cost of clearing up fly-tipping has also skyrocketed – increasing 85 per cent over the […]

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A crematorium on Northcliffe Park? Your Green councillors say “No!”

Shipley’s Green councillors are working closely with the Friends of Northcliffe to ensure that the Council does not build a crematorium in the park to replace its existing facility at Nab Wood. Councillors Kevin Warnes and Martin Love have urged senior Labour councillors to exclude Northcliffe Park from their search for a site for the new […]

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