Matt Edwards

Tong Ward Community Campaigner

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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Latest news about Matt

Campaigner welcomes plans for derelict site in Dudley Hill

21st June 2020 | 0 Comments

Green Party campaigner Matt Edwards has welcomed a planning application for new industrial units on a former mill site in Dudley Hill that has been plagued by fly tipping.  The planning application will see fifteen light industrial units with a total floor space of 1,680sq.m. The site has been derelict since 2011 when the red […]

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Concerns raised about spike in reports of fly tipping in Holmewood

15th June 2020 | 0 Comments

Bradford Green Party has raised concerns about the spike in fly-tipping in parts of Bradford especially in fly-tipping ‘hot spots’ Tong Ward Community Campaigner Matt Edwards is calling for new cameras to be deployed as soon as possible in areas where there is a significant problem with fly-tipping. Matt has said: “Now that we seem […]

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Report reveals banking inequality across Bradford District

12th May 2020 | 0 Comments

A report by Bradford District Green Party has identified a stark difference in services provided by banks and building societies across Bradford District. The report, which was authored by community campaigner Matt Edwards, set out to investigate the coverage of banks and building societies across Bradford District and then identify the impact of temporary branch […]

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