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Shipley’s Green Councillors seek resolution to Saltaire Car Park drama

Councillor Martin Love met with residents and local business people in February to find a sustainable solution for the operation of the Oastler Road car park Shipley’s Green Party Councillors have been working with the local MP and Bradford Council for a number of years to ensure that the management of the car park was done […]

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Labour and Tory councillors vote against Green proposals including extra funds for flood defences.

The Green Group once again tabled ambitious proposals at the Council’s budget meeting in February. Every February, Bradford Council meets to set the budget for the next year. The Labour Party, as the party with the highest number of councillors run Bradford Council and therefore make the main proposals. Councillors from other parties are able […]

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Green councillors celebrate start of roll out of 20mph zones across Shipley

The Green Party’s national campaign to cut road deaths and injuries in towns and cities celebrates another victory as Bradford Council announce a consultation to roll out 20mph zones across Shipley. 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. […]

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Bradford Green Party welcomes improvement in street light repair times

Bradford Green Party welcome statistics from Bradford Council which show the time taken to replace faulty street lights has dropped significantly across the whole of Bradford District with big improvements in some wards. The time taken to repair faulty street lights has dropped significantly from 2018 to 2019 meaning lights are turned back on far […]

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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 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 Greens celebrate historic election results.

The 2019 local elections has been the best ever result for the Green Party with a year of big breakthroughs across the city. Councillor Kevin Warnes was re-elected in Shipley ward with an astounding 55% of the vote after an amazing and positive campaign in the town. Kevin said: “This is my fifth time running for the […]

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