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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Greens hail best ever election across Bradford

10th May 2021 | 0 Comments

Councillor Martin Love was re-elected in Shipley for with 3405 votes – a massive 60% of the total votes cast. This is the best result we have had in Shipley since we first won an election in the town 20 years ago. Earlier in the day, we also secured our first council seat outside of […]

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Greens demand rethink of Wibsey Santander closure

25th March 2021 | 0 Comments

Bradford Greens have called on Santander to rethink branch closures that will leave Bradford South with no bank branches. But the closure of Santander in Wibsey will mean Bradford South joins Wentworth and Dearne – previously the only parliamentary constituency that had lost all of its bank branches. Matt Edwards, a community campaigner for the […]

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Local plan leaves Bradford South behind warn Greens but Mass Transit system could come to Holmewood

25th March 2021 | 0 Comments

Bradford Greens have warned that transport proposals in the draft local plan could leave the South parts of Bradford behind. In a submission to the emerging Local Plan consultation, Bradford Green Party have questioned why all proposals for priority bus routes, greenways and cycle routes are north of the City Centre and only road schemes […]

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