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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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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Greens call for road building pause following similar move in Wales

25th June 2021 | 0 Comments

Green Party councillors from Bradford, Leeds and Kirklees have today sent a letter (Download here) to the new mayor  for West Yorkshire asking her to announce a review of the road building schemes being funded by WYCA. This comes after the Welsh government announced on Wednesday that it is freezing new road-building projects as part of its plans […]

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