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Leader of Greens on Bradford Council selected as party’s candidate for Bradford South

The Green Party has today announced Councillor Matt Edwards will be their candidate for the Bradford South constituency at the General Election on 4th July. Councillor Edwards was first elected to Bradford Council in 2021 and was re-elected on May 2nd with one of the largest vote shares in Bradford. He represents Tong Ward which […]

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Green Leader on Bradford Council responds to the budget

Councillor Matt Edwards, the leader of the Green Party on Bradford Council, has responded to the latest Conservative budget that offers little for most people in Bradford. Councillor Edwards said, “Bradford has suffered under fourteen years of economic mismanagement by this Conservative government. Our district needs investment in public services but all this government had […]

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Greens show support for Kashmir

The Green Party of England and Wales has officially backed calls for a referendum in the state of Jammu and Kashmir following calls by Khalid Mahmood from Bradford Green Party. Khalid Mahmood, the Green Party candidate for Heaton Ward in Bradford District, put forward a motion to the parties national conference in Birmingham. The motion […]

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Greens warn that online consultation for Local Plan risks excluding some residents

Bradford Green Party warn that online consultation for local plan risks excluding some residents from “such a vitally important consultation”. Greens have also asked if residents without access to the internet are going to have less of a chance to contribute to a consultation that is being run as a primarily online exercise. Councillor Martin […]

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Green Party uncover Bradford’s fly tipping hotspots

A freedom of information request by Bradford District Green Party has revealed the fly tipping hotspots across the city. In 2018, 2019 and the first half of 2020, the worst ward for fly tipping was the Little Horton Ward with 2260 cases reported between 1st January 2018 and 31st May 2020. This was followed by […]

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Action needed to stop pavement parking in front of Tong Street shops

A community campaigner has raised concern that action is not being taken to stop dangerous pavement parking outside shops on Tong Street – one of Bradford’s busiest roads. Dangerous pavement parking outside the shops on Tong Street, which is part of the A650, has been a problem for years and Matt Edwards, the Green Party’s […]

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Redevelopment Holme View Care Home in Holmewood welcomed.

Matt Edwards, the Community Campaigner for Tong Ward has welcomed news that work has started to take place to redevelop a notorious “grot spot” as much needed social housing. The former Holme View care home, in the centre of Holmewood, has become a focal point for anti-social behaviour in the last twelve months. West Yorkshire […]

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Milnerfield proposed as site for development in local housing plan

Thirteen sites in Gilstead have been proposed for development. A number of these sites have been proposed by the landowner of Milnerfield Farm. Bradford District Council is currently in the process of preparing a new Local Plan for the district. As part of this, they are looking to see which sites should be allocated for […]

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Natalie Bennett visits Milnerfield Farm

Today Bradford District Green Party were proud to host Natalie Bennett as she visited Milnerfield Farm in Gilstead. She came to show her support for the Downs Family who have run the historic farm for over one hundred years. […]

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Shipley and Bingley Greens oppose development on Milnerfield

The Green Party in Shipley and Bingley strongly opposes the new proposed development of a Research and Business Park on greenbelt land at Milnerfield. Matt Edwards, Green Party spokesman for Bingley has condemned yet more development in the Shipley area: “it’s baffling why the already congested Aire Valley is being targeted for yet another business […]

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