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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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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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Greens call for action on faulty street lights

A freedom of information request by Bradford Green Party reveals huge differences in the time taken to repair faulty street lights across Bradford District. The information showed that the average repair time from the start of 2015 to the end of 2017 for Shipley Ward was 15 days whilst in Tong Ward it was nearly […]

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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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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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