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

Greens hail best ever election across Bradford

10th May 2021 | 0 Comments

Councillor Martin Love was re-elected in Shipley for with 3405 votes – a massive 60% of the total votes cast. This is the best result we have had in Shipley since we first won an election in the town 20 years ago. Earlier in the day, we also secured our first council seat outside of […]

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Labour’s response to fly-tipping doesn’t go far enough

18th February 2021 | 1 Comment

Greens propose more investment to tackle “fly tipping crisis” saying that Labour’s response doesn’t go far enough. Earlier this month, the Labour run Executive approved spending £300,000 to boost the District’s efforts to stop fly tipping but Bradford Green Party councillors have called for this to be increased to £1 million in their proposals for […]

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Greens propose the most radical green budget of any local authority in the UK

18th February 2021 | 0 Comments

Green Councillors are proposing that Bradford backs the most radical green budget of any local authority in the UK. Councillors Martin Love and Kevin Warnes will call for multi-million pound investments that will improve the quality of life for Bradford families, deal with the traffic that blights our neighbourhoods and ramp up Bradford’s response to […]

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