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Shipley’s Green councillors have raised concerns about poor maintenance at the town’s train stations.

Shipley’s Green councillors have raised concerns about poor maintenance at the town’s train stations. Councillor Kevin Warnes has written to Northern Rail to raise concerns about Shipley station, where the access road running down from the junction with Otley Road is in a poor condition, riddled with potholes and cracked kerbs that are partly collapsed […]

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Green budget for Bradford

Green Party councillors Kevin Warnes and Martin Love are proposing a range of multi-million pound investments over the next three years to help ‘future-proof’ Bradford in relation to the challenges of climate change. The far-reaching proposals, assessed as “robust” by senior Council finance officers, include £4m of capital investment in solar power for the District’s schools and […]

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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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Saltaire Rat-Running Update

Councillors Kevin Warnes again raised the issue of traffic-calming along Caroline Street in Saltaire at January’s Full Council meeting.  This follows months of deadlock over fully-costed proposals that were agreed with the ward councillors last June. Kevin asked the Leader of Council to publish the reasons for the ongoing delay and explain when the urgently needed project […]

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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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Bradford Greens call on other political parties to come together and join declaration of “Climate Emergency”

Shipley’s Green councillors have called on other political parties to join them in declaring a ‘Climate Emergency’ and step up action here in Bradford District to tackle the climate breakdown. Councillors Kevin Warnes and Martin Love have tabled a motion for debate at this week’s Council calling on Bradford to make the transition to a […]

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Shipley Green Councillor raises concerns about Highway Consultation

A Green Party councillor has urged Shipley residents to have their say on the future of roads between Bradford and Shipley whilst raising concerns that the Council has “jumped the gun” starting the consultation before important information has been provided. Bradford Council’s Shipley Highways Consultation is asking for input from members of the public about […]

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Bradford Greens call for passengers to “make rail companies pay”

As the annual rail fare increase comes into force, the Green Party are calling for passengers to “make rail companies pay” for unreliable rail service. In 2019, rail users will be paying more than ever before for unreliable services on trains that are not fit for purpose. This comes after months of severe disruption brought […]

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Northcliffe has been saved

Shipley Green Party councillors, Kevin Warnes and Martin Love are delighted that the Labour leaders of Bradford Council have decided to listen to Shipley’s Green Party councillors and drop Northcliffe Park from the list of sites being considered for a replacement crematorium. Councillor Kevin Warnes welcomed the news: “Right from the start, Martin and I knew even considering Northcliffe […]

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A crematorium on Northcliffe Park? Your Green councillors say “No!”

Shipley’s Green councillors are working closely with the Friends of Northcliffe to ensure that the Council does not build a crematorium in the park to replace its existing facility at Nab Wood. Councillors Kevin Warnes and Martin Love have urged senior Labour councillors to exclude Northcliffe Park from their search for a site for the new […]

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