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Government’s railway plans are not “levelling up”, say Greens

Greens say the Government’s announcements on rail for the North and Midlands demonstrate a lack of strategic planning on public transport. In response to the cancellation of the eastern leg of HS2 from Birmingham to Leeds, Green Party co-leader Carla Denyer said, “The Green Party has opposed the expensive HS2 project, while calling for investment […]

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Green councillors demand action from mayor and councils on climate change

Green Councillors call on Mayor of West Yorkshire and Labour-led councils to face up to the realities of climate change following stark warnings in the IPCC Climate Report released today. The report by the International Panel on Climate Change, the world’s leading authority on climate science, warned that “Climate change is already affecting every region […]

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Greens hail best ever election across Bradford

Bradford Green Party are celebrating our best ever election result in the city after securing our best ever result in Shipley, electing our first councillor in Tong Ward, coming close in two others – and coming third across the whole district. Councillor Martin Love was re-elected in Shipley for with 3405 votes – a massive […]

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Green Councillor backs teachers call to move learning online from Monday

A Green Party councillor has backed calls from teaching unions to take steps to protect the safety of staff and students by moving to online learning from Monday. Kevin Warnes, a councillor for Shipley who is also a teacher, has backed calls from the four teacher unions to stop the reopening of schools on Monday […]

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Bradford Green Party welcome protest bike ride “Ride the Noise” to Lister Park

Bradford Green Party campaigners will be at Lister Park this afternoon (Saturday 29th August) to welcome the “Ride the Noise” bike ride which is raising awareness of the expansion at Leeds Bradford Airport. The bike ride is being organised by the Group for Action on Leeds Bradford Airport (GALBA) in response to the planned expansion […]

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Green Party respond to increased lock down rules in Bradford

The Green Party has responded to government announcements of new lock-down measures across Bradford District and other areas of Northern England. Councillor Martin Love, leader of the Green Party Group on Bradford District Council, said: “The government’s lacklustre approach to track and trace has failed. “Announcing major new lock-down measures on Twitter with less than […]

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Bradford Green Party launches coronavirus recovery plan

Bradford Green Party has unveiled their plan to help ensure Bradford’s recovery following the coronavirus crisis is a green recovery – putting people and our environment at the heart of plans to reinvigorate our local economy. The Green Party coronavirus recovery plan called “A Greener Future for Bradford” is calling for an array of measures […]

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Green Party question whether HS2 will benefit Bradford following Coronavirus Crisis

As part of the government consultation into a ‘Rail Plan for the Midlands and the North’, the Green Party has raised concerns about the need for HS2 and instead called for more investment in local travel. In its submission to the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) ‘Rail Assessment Consultation for The North and Midlands’, the Green […]

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Green councillors ask Bradford Council to only open schools when safe

Bradford’s Green Party councillors have called on Bradford Council to follow the lead of other leading councils and pledge to only open schools when infection rates have dropped to safer levels. Last week, both Liverpool City Council and Hartlepool Borough Council released statements to say that, despite the government announcements that schools will start reopening […]

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Report reveals banking inequality across Bradford District

A report by Bradford District Green Party has identified a stark difference in services provided by banks and building societies across Bradford District. The report, which was authored by community campaigner Matt Edwards, set out to investigate the coverage of banks and building societies across Bradford District and then identify the impact of temporary branch […]

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