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


Latest news about Martin

Green Councillors claim success fighting unfair parking in Saltaire

27th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Shipley Green Party councillors have called for an immediate end to the unfair penalty charges being imposed on shoppers using the Oastler Road car park behind Saltaire’s main parade of shops. Alerted by complaints from residents in Shipley, local councillors, Hawarun Hussain, Kevin Warnes, and Martin Love ave established that the operation of this private car park is unlawful because […]

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Caroline Lucas visits Glenaire School in Lower Baildon

10th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, Green Party Co-Leader Caroline Lucas visited Glenaire School in Lower Baildon to see the excellent work being done by the school staff and the local community to improve the schools environmental credentials. The School has already achieved Silver Eco-school status and Jo Wilkinson, the school’s head explained to Caroline that this was […]

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Green Councillors fight for action on Dangerous Driving in Saltaire

8th September 2017 | 0 Comments

One issue that continues to come up when the Green Party councillors in Shipley speak to local people in Saltaire is speeding and dangerous driving in the village. Councillors Hawarun Hussain, Kevin Warnes and Martin Love have been working with the highways team to see what can be done to deal with speeding cars on Caroline Street. Speed checks […]

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