Shipley Ward Community campaigner
Darren Parkinson is the Secretary and Vice-Chair of Bradford Green Party and has stood for the party in both local and general elections since 2014.
Darren lives in Hirst Wood in Shipley with his partner and two children who attend a local Primary school. Darren works as a Learning Disability Nurse for the NHS, working with Disabled Children and their families.
Darren is a committed community and environmental campaigner. He is active within the Hirst Wood Regeneration Community Group, working to improve the local area. He is also involved in environmental campaigning and is part of the Clean Air Bradford campaign group tackling the air pollution problem in Bradford.
In his spare time Darren enjoys spending time with his family and friends, walking, gardening and playing guitar in his band.
Latest news about Darren
A Green Party campaigner has called on contractors carrying out roadworks in Bradford to ensure cycle lanes are not blocked by road work signs. Darren Parkinson, a keen cyclist, contacted Bradford Council after Northern Gas Networks placed temporary road signs related to road works which obstructed the cycle lane down Stanley Road. The cycle lane […]
Green Party district councillors for Shipley Ward welcome the Climate Declaration by the newly formed Shipley Town Council. At the meeting on 25th June, town councillors voted in favour of a motion which would see the Council looking to encourage people and businesses in Shipley to reduce their carbon emissions. Councillor Martin Love who represents […]
Green Party campaigners welcome news that Keighley Bus Company is to increase bus services but call for more support for bus companies from National Government. There has been a significant increase in people using public transport despite strict rules on the number of people allowed on to buses. Darren Parkinson, Green Party community campaigner has […]
A local campaigner from Shipley has been using his daily exercise time to help clean up his local area. Darren Parkinson, a Green Party campaigner from Shipley has been using his daily exercise time to litter pick near his home. On Monday (13th April), Darren and his young family collected five bags of waste and […]
Bradford Green Party’s candidates have welcomed a general election with a pledge that only the Green Party will give power back to the people with a People’s vote and deliver the radical action we need to tackle the climate crisis. Celia Hickson, the Green Party candidate for Shipley has said “Brexit has crippled our country […]