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Former Deputy Lord Mayor of Bradford has called for people to ask ‘inspirational women’ to stand for elected office

Hawarun Hussain, who was a councillor for Shipley for 14 years, and a former Deputy Lord Mayor of Bradford, has called on Bradford residents to ask an inspirational woman to stand for elected office on “#AskHerToStand Day”. Ask Her To Stand Day, which falls on the 21st November, is an initiative by the organisation ‘50:50 […]

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Former Deputy Mayor of Bradford selected to run for Deputy Mayor in 2021 West Yorkshire Mayor Elections

The Green Party has become the first national party to announce its candidate for the 2021 West Yorkshire Mayoral elections – and in what is thought to be a first, will run on a double ticket for both Mayor and Deputy Mayor. Councillor Andrew Cooper, the leader of the Green Group on Kirklees Council was […]

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Bradford Green Party welcome protest bike ride “Ride the Noise” to Lister Park

Bradford Green Party campaigners will be at Lister Park this afternoon (Saturday 29th August) to welcome the “Ride the Noise” bike ride which is raising awareness of the expansion at Leeds Bradford Airport. The bike ride is being organised by the Group for Action on Leeds Bradford Airport (GALBA) in response to the planned expansion […]

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Green Councillors claim success fighting unfair parking in Saltaire

Shipley Green Party councillors have called for an immediate end to the unfair penalty charges being imposed on shoppers using the Oastler Road car park behind Saltaire’s main parade of shops. Alerted by complaints from residents in Shipley, local councillors, Hawarun Hussain, Kevin Warnes, and Martin Love ave established that the operation of this private car park is unlawful because […]

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Caroline Lucas visits Glenaire School in Lower Baildon

Earlier this month, Green Party Co-Leader Caroline Lucas visited Glenaire School in Lower Baildon to see the excellent work being done by the school staff and the local community to improve the schools environmental credentials. The School has already achieved Silver Eco-school status and Jo Wilkinson, the school’s head explained to Caroline that this was […]

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Green Councillors fight for action on Dangerous Driving in Saltaire

One issue that continues to come up when the Green Party councillors in Shipley speak to local people in Saltaire is speeding and dangerous driving in the village. Councillors Hawarun Hussain, Kevin Warnes and Martin Love have been working with the highways team to see what can be done to deal with speeding cars on Caroline Street. Speed checks […]

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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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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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