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Green mayoral candidate puzzled by award for West Yorkshire Combined Authority for showing climate leadership

Green candidate for mayor reacts with surprise to see regional authority recognised for showing leadership in tackling the climate emergency. Today (2nd October) The West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) has won the award for “Leadership in Responding to the Climate Emergency” at the annual MJ Local Government Achievement Awards. Councillor Andrew Cooper has said “To be […]

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Plans for the road through the Tong Valley have been thrown into disarray

Plans for the road through the Tong Valley have been thrown into disarray after a committee of Bradford Council voted not to proceed with the first stage of the planning. The Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee refused to approve to the procurement of consultants to develop the business cases for the proposed South […]

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Expanding airports is incompatible with meeting our climate targets – Green councillors respond to Leeds-Bradford expansion plans

Bradford Green councillors called for expansion at Leeds Bradford to be ditched in light of the expected reduced demand in aviation after the Coronavirus crisis. The owners of Leeds-Bradford Airport have submitted plans to Leeds City Council seeking to replace the terminal building by 2023, to help facilitate increase passenger numbers from four million a […]

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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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Greens take part in Bradford Climate Strike

Bradford Green Party members and supporters have taken part in the Global Climate Strike in Bradford City centre today. This is part of a global action that has seen millions of people around the world take part in peaceful protest in cities across the world from Washington to Mumbai. Councillor Martin Love has said: “The world […]

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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 Party calls for halt to road plans following West Yorkshire-wide Climate Emergency Declaration

Bradford Green Party has called on West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Bradford Council to halt new road building schemes following “Climate Emergency” Declarations made by both authorities. At their annual meeting on Thursday, the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) has formally announced a climate emergency, following pressure from Green Party councillors from across Yorkshire. All […]

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Bradford’s Green Councillors call for West Yorkshire-wide Declaration of “Climate Emergency”

Bradford’s Green Party councillors have joined colleagues from councils across the Leeds City Region to call on the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) to declare a climate emergency. Following the lead set by Bradford District Council – following a motion put forward by Councillor Kevin Warnes – many of the councils in the Leeds City Region have […]

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Bradford becomes the largest UK council to declare “Climate Emergency” following Green Party motion

Bradford District Council has become the largest local authority in the UK – and second in Yorkshire – to declare a “climate emergency” after a motion by Green Party councillors was passed last night Councillors Kevin Warnes and Martin Love who put forward the original motion have welcomed the “Declaration of Climate Emergency” by Bradford Council. An amendment […]

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