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Councillor Martin Love hit out over Labour’s support for road building and airport expansion

Shipley’s Green councillors have hit out at Labour councillors for watering down their proposals for Bradford Council to end its support for the expansion of Leeds-Bradford Airport. The Green motion calls on Bradford Council, which chairs the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA), to “withdraw funding support for transport links to LBA, including for highways projects intended […]

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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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Green councillors demand action on Bradford air pollution crisis

Councillors Kevin Warnes and Martin Love have demanded Bradford Council do more to tackle the air pollution crisis across the district. Both councillors attended the launch of Clean Air Bradford in Shipley on Saturday afternoon to speak to concerned residents and campaigners who want to see more being done to tackle air pollution in Bradford District. Councillor Kevin Warnes […]

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Residents call for action to tackle ‘unofficial rest stop’ on Rook Lane

Residents living on Rook Lane near Dudley Hill have been asking Bradford Council for years to tackle the issue of HGVs using the road as an unofficial rest stop. The volume of large vehicles using Rook Lane is disrupting residents lives with severe noise pollution, as well as adding to already dangerous levels of air […]

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Green Party calls for nationwide Car Free Days

Bradford Green Party will call on the Government to launch nationwide annual Car Free Days to mark the global event tomorrow (Saturday 22 September). World Car Free Day encourages motorists to give up their cars for a day. The initiative is promoting the importance in investing in public transport, cycling and walking, and the development […]

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Green Party call for U-turn on Keighley Incinerator as rates of waste being burned surges

New analysis by the Green Party reveals that by next year England could be burning more rubbish in incinerators than it recycles. A report compiled by Baroness Jenny Jones revealed that in 2016-17 about 4m tonnes were landfilled, about 10m incinerated and just over 11m recycled or composted. The report uses current trends to predict that between April […]

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Shipley Green Party councillor calls on council to put the brakes on demolition of ‘iconic’ pub

Councillor Kevin Warnes has called on Bradford Council to halt the proposals to demolish the historic Branch Hotel in Shipley to ensure proper studies are undertaken on feasibility and impact of junction improvements. Last year Bradford Council purchased the pub, located at the junction of Otley Road and Bradford Road with the intention of demolishing […]

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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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Councillor Hawarun Hussain speaks about government advice to remove speed bumps to tackle air pollution

Bradford Green Party Councillor Hawarun Hussain has spoken out against the government proposal to tackle air pollution by removing speed bumps. The Environment Secretary, Michael Gove has issued guidelines to local councils as part of an overall strategy to tackle the dangerous levels of air pollution in many of our cities, including Bradford. The 98-page […]

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