Matt Edwards

Tong Ward Councillor

Matt first stood in Tong Ward in 2015 and campaigns across the local community on a variety of issues.

Matt has been campaigning on a number of big issues in Tong Ward including fly-tipping and making the areas safer. Matt has also been a prominent campaigner against Bradford Council's plans to build a new link road through the Tong Valley.

Matt was also the candidates for Bradford South in the last General Election in 2019.

Matt lives with his partner and, when not campaigning in the local community, works at a high street bank helping people to manage their financial affairs.

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Green councillors demand action from mayor and councils on climate change

9th August 2021 | 0 Comments

The report by the International Panel on Climate Change, the world’s leading authority on climate science, warned that “Climate change is already affecting every region on Earth, in multiple ways. [IPCC Press Release]“ The report also states that temperatures have now risen by about 1.1oC since the period 1850 to 1900, but stabilising the climate […]

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Residents frustrated as community park found listed for sale on auction site

27th July 2021 | 0 Comments

Residents living on Holme Beck Park on the edge of Holmewood were alarmed to find that the green space, which had been set aside as public open space on the development, was found on an auction site based in Glasgow. The land is now owned by Greenbelt Energy Limited, a company based in Scotland. Shaun, […]

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Rail cuts to London another example of leaving Bradford behind says Green councillor

5th July 2021 | 0 Comments

LNER is proposing a significant timetable change that will result in services from Bradford being cut, whilst there will be an increase in services from Leeds, York and Doncaster. The number of services from Bradford Forster Square to London will be cut from two to just one – but at the same time LNER is […]

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