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Bradford Green Group leader slams council U-Turn on Richard Dunn

The leader of the Green Party group on Bradford Council has slammed the U-turn on what will be built on the site of Richard Dunn Sports Facility. Councillor Martin Love (Shipley) has accused the Council of “staggering levels of inconsistency” after announcing plans to earmark the Odsal site for a new retail park. This comes following […]

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Green Party slam Labour’s unsustainable housing plans for Bradford

A green party councillor has spoken out over the Labour-run council’s “reckless disregard” for local communities as they approve plans to build hundreds of new homes on greenbelt. Two weeks on from the local elections, Bradford’s Labour-dominated Council has already approved worrying house-building plans for the District. A third of these 1,500 new homes will […]

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Amelia Womack launches #LetBradfordBreathe Campaign

Today, Amelia Womack, the deputy leader of the Green Party visited Bradford to launch a clean air campaign called “Let Bradford Breathe”. Air pollution is one of the biggest problems affecting our district and in February, the High Court ruled that the Government’s current plans to tackle air pollution are unlawful because they do not go […]

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Plans for new Bierley business park APPROVED

Bradford Green Party condemn the decision by councillors in Kirklees to grant outline planning permission for a business park on the site of the former North Bierley Water Treatment Works. The main access point for the new development will be a new junction at Cliff Hollins Lane and Mill Carr Hill Road – near Woodlands […]

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Caroline Lucas calls on local people to speak out against housing plans

Caroline Lucas visited Bradford District this weekend and used it as an opportunity to meet members of the The Tong and Fulneck Valley Association. The association oppose the plans to build nearly 2000 homes in the Tong Valley in between Tong Village and Holmewood. Caroline called on the council to use their powers to rethink the […]

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Changes to planning application cause confusion at Milnerfield Farm.

Changes to the planning applications at Milnerfield Farm in Gilstead have resulted in many local people wrongly believing the farm has been saved and that both applications have been withdrawn. Since late 2015, there have been two planning applications (15/05552/FUL and 15/05538/MAF) proposed for Milnerfield Farm. One sought to change the use of the land […]

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Green Party react with dismay as Bradford Council votes to APPROVE Aire Valley incinerator

Update: 9th February 2017 Today, Labour, Tory and Lib Dem Councillors voted to APPROVE the incinerator at Keighley. Green Party spokesman Matt Edwards said: “This is bad news for the people living in the Aire Valley. There is already a crisis in air quality across Bradford District and this scheme is going to make things […]

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Milnerfield proposed as site for development in local housing plan

Thirteen sites in Gilstead have been proposed for development. A number of these sites have been proposed by the landowner of Milnerfield Farm. Bradford District Council is currently in the process of preparing a new Local Plan for the district. As part of this, they are looking to see which sites should be allocated for […]

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Bradford Green Party call for real action on flood defences after years of Tory cuts.

In the wake of the Boxing Day storms, Bradford District Green Party have called for a clear change in environmental and planning policy and real investment in food defences across Yorkshire after years of cuts and poor planning decisions. Green Party spokesman, Matt Edwards has said, “The recent devastating floods we have seen are a […]

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