Martin Love

Shipley Ward Councillor

 Councillor Martin Love has been a Green campaigner for over 40 years and has been a councillor in Shipley since 2002.

He lives in Shipley with his wife, Helen, and their sons, Tom and George and their dog, Benji.

Martin is now one of the longest-serving councillors in the district and has served on numerous committees during that time, chairing the Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee for several years.

In his day job, Martin works as a dry stone waller, having taken up the craft in 2011 following many years working in IT, as he wanted a change from sitting at a desk and to be able to enjoy Yorkshire’s constant sunshine .

In his spare time he enjoys running and is the Men’s Veterans Captain of Saltaire Striders Running Club. He is also serving  a life sentence as a Bradford City supporter.

Contact Martin

Tel: 07554 332659

Email: martin.love@bradford.gov.uk

Latest news about Martin

Green Councillors welcome Shipley Town Council Climate Declaration

26th June 2020 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Green Party question whether HS2 will benefit Bradford following Coronavirus Crisis

16th June 2020 | 0 Comments

As part of the government consultation into a ‘Rail Plan for the Midlands and the North’, the Green Party has raised concerns about the need for HS2 and instead called for more investment in local travel. In its submission to the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) ‘Rail Assessment Consultation for The North and Midlands’, the Green […]

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Green Party hit out at announcement that Environment Agency minded to approve Keighley incinerator

10th June 2020 | 0 Comments

Bradford District Green Party councillors and campaigners have spoken out following the announcement by the Environment Agency that it is ‘minded to issue’ a permit for controversial Keighley waste incinerator. The Green Party has opposed the construction of an incinerator near Marley Playing Fields since plans first emerged (1). Martin Love, leader of the Green […]

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