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Councillor Martin Love calls for rent freeze for Bradford Council commercial tenants

A senior Bradford Councillor has written to the Leader of Council and the Chief Executive of Bradford Council calling for a three-month rent holiday to its commercial tenants who have been forced to close. The rent holiday would mean that small, independent businesses across Bradford District, who pay their rent to the Bradford Council, would […]

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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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Senior Green Party Councillor urges government to overhaul Yorkshire’s railways and put rail users first.

Leader of the Green Group on Bradford Council Martin Love is calling for a radical overhaul of rail across Yorkshire following another year of “woeful” service for rail users across Yorkshire and a failure to implement targets to replace older trains. Councillor Love is calling for a halt of the annual rail fare increases after a year […]

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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 councillors call for air pollution action in Shipley

The Green Party are demanding that Bradford Council do more to tackle illegal air pollution across Shipley. Councillors Martin Love and Kevin Warnes met recently with Clean Air Bradford campaigners and the Council’s lead officer on air quality to review what needs to be done. They were told that Bradford Council is considering options such […]

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