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Petition launched to reverse cuts to 508 bus

A petition has been started calling on First Bus to reverse their cuts to the 508 bus service which connects Leeds City Centre with Halifax via the South of Bradford. The petition was started by Councillor Matt Edwards, who represents Tong Ward and is also the Green Party’s national Transport spokesperson. The 508 runs along […]

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Greens select popular businesswoman as candidate for key council seat

A popular local businesswoman has been selected by the Green Party as their candidate for Tong Ward.  Green Party members voted to select Ursula Sutcliffe, who owned and ran the popular plant shop and cafe ‘Plant One On Me’ in Bradford City Centre until it closed last year. Ursula has lived in Holmewood for nearly […]

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Greens call for action on “social housing crisis”

At the Full Council meeting yesterday (Tuesday 13th December), Bradford Council voted to take action to tackle the social housing crisis in the city following proposals from a Green Party councillor. The proposals were put forward by Councillor Matt Edwards, leader of the Green Group and a  councillor for Tong Ward, which has one of […]

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Councillors raise concerns about cuts to Household Waste Centre opening times

Green Party councillors have raised concerns about cuts to opening times at Household Waste Centre across Bradford District and the lack of publicity. From 31st October, centres will now open an hour later at 9am on a weekday and close at 16:45. On Saturdays the tips will – open at 9am and close at 3.45pm […]

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Sunak “is not fit to be Prime Minister” after bragging he took money from deprived areas

reens have responded to a leaked video showing the ex-Chancellor, Rishi Sunak boasting to Conservative Party members in Royal Tunbridge Wells that he had diverted public money out of deprived urban areas like Bradford to help wealthy towns. The leaked video was uncovered by the New Statesman magazine and shows the Tory Leadership Contender speaking […]

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Green Party uncovers Bradford’s fly tipping hotspots

Data uncovered by the Green Party has revealed the worst fly tipping hotspots across Bradford over the last year. For the fourth year in a row, the Little Horton Ward is the worst area for fly tipping across Bradford with 930 instances reported during 2021. This was followed by Bowling & Barkerend Ward (824 cases), […]

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Greens push Bradford Council to ensure new homes are built to higher standards

Bradford Council has agreed to measure its Local Plan against a set of standards called “Healthy Homes Principles” following a motion by a Green Party councillor. Speaking at the Full Council meeting on Tuesday (25th January), Councillor Matt Edwards (Tong Ward) proposed that Bradford Council re-evaluated its local planning policy, which would put people and […]

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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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Parts of Bradford ranked as most unhealthy in country

Parts of Bradford have been ranked as some of the most unhealthy in the country according to a new study by a group of universities. The research has been completed by the Consumer Data Research Centre, a collaboration between the University of Leeds, University College London, University of Liverpool and the University of Oxford. Instead […]

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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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