It’s time to take action to improve the quality of our air
Air pollution is a big problem across Bradford District. One in twenty deaths is linked to the poor quality of our air.
The World Health Organisation links air pollution to a host of medical conditions from: heart attacks, strokes, asthma and underdeveloped lungs in children. It has also been linked to Alzhiemer’s Disease. It affects all of us.
However, not enough is being done to tackle this problem. Our elected officials are in denial about the air pollution crisis.
Over the last few years, Bradford District councillors have continued to vote for schemes that will make air quality in our district worse.
From the Aire Valley Incinerator, to new road building plans, to supporting the expansion of Leeds-Bradford Airport.
All of these schemes will have a negative impact on the health of people across our district.
Will you sign our petition calling for Bradford Council to introduce our four point plan to #LetBradfordBreathe?
Our Four Point Plan for cleaning up Bradford's polluted Air.
1) Ensure all buses and taxis meet low emission standards.
2) Reduce congestion on our busy main roads
3) Make walking and cycling easier and safer across Bradford District
4) Ensure that Bradford Council deliver A "Clean Air Zone" to restrict the most polluting vehicles
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 […]
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 […]
Residents living on Rook Lane near Dudley Hill have been asking Bradford Council for years to tackle the issue of HGVs using the road as an unofficial rest stop. The volume of large vehicles using Rook Lane is disrupting residents lives with severe noise pollution, […]