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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Action needed to stop pavement parking in front of Tong Street shops

28th October 2020 | 0 Comments

A community campaigner has raised concern that action is not being taken to stop dangerous pavement parking outside shops on Tong Street – one of Bradford’s busiest roads. Dangerous pavement parking outside the shops on Tong Street, which is part of the A650, has been a problem for years and Matt Edwards, the Green Party’s […]

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Greens slam council for pushing forward with South Bradford link road plan

19th October 2020 | 0 Comments

The Green Party have accused Bradford Council’s Labour executive of acting “like a dictatorship” after it was revealed that it plans to press ahead with plans for the Tong Valley road – despite a committee voting against taking the scheme further. In July, the Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee of Bradford Council refused […]

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Greens call for Highways England to step in over Interchange 26 access issues

28th September 2020 | 0 Comments

The Green Party candidate for the first West Yorkshire Mayor has called for a meeting between Highways England, the developer and both local councils to discuss access concerns to Interchange 26 development. Councillor Andrew Cooper from Kirklees District Council (Newsome Ward) has written to Jim O’Sullivan, the chief of Highways England; Jeff Penman from Tungsten […]

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