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

Shipley councillor welcomes news that 5G mast NOT classed as “permitted development”

31st July 2020 | 0 Comments

Green Party Councillor Martin Love has welcomed the decision by Bradford Council to not class the enlarged 5G mast on Bingley Road Shipley as a permitted development. Councillor Love and his ward colleague Kevin Warnes had raised concerns that this mast was significantly larger and more imposing than the one it was meant to replace […]

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Green Party respond to increased lock down rules in Bradford

31st July 2020 | 0 Comments

The Green Party has responded to government announcements of new lock-down measures across Bradford District and other areas of Northern England. Councillor Martin Love, leader of the Green Party Group on Bradford District Council, said: “The government’s lacklustre approach to track and trace has failed. “Announcing major new lock-down measures on Twitter with less than […]

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Green councillor calls for action on “Blight site” following latest planning refusal

10th July 2020 | 0 Comments

Shipley’s Green Party councillors call for Bradford Council to use the ‘Blight Site Fund’ to take control of the derelict Hirst Wood Garden Centre in Saltaire following the refusal of the latest planning application for three houses. Shipley Ward Green Party councillors have welcomed this week’s planning decision to refuse consent for new housing on […]

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