MORE housing planned for Bierley

10th January 2022 | 0 Comments

Concerns have been raised about overdevelopment in Bierley following the submission of another planning application to build houses in the area. Gleeson Homes have submitted an application to build approximately […]

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Councillor calls for Tong Street works to focus on improving air quality

4th January 2022 | 0 Comments

Matt Edwards, Green Party councillor for Tong Ward has called for Bradford Council to ensure tackling illegal levels of air pollution are at the heart of a major road scheme. […]

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Greens respond to Clean Air Zone delay

23rd December 2021 | 0 Comments

Bradford Green Party have criticised the Labour administration of Bradford Council for the avoidable delay in introducing the long awaited Clean Air Zone. The zone was meant to launch on […]

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Greens raise concerns about overdevelopment around Oakenshaw

4th December 2021 | 0 Comments

Tong Ward Councillor Matt Edwards and Community Campaigner Celia Hickson have raised concerns over substantial industrial developments being planned around Oakenshaw and Chain Bar. Plans have already been approved for […]

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Government’s railway plans are not “levelling up”, say Greens

18th November 2021 | 0 Comments

Greens say the Government’s announcements on rail for the North and Midlands demonstrate a lack of strategic planning on public transport. In response to the cancellation of the eastern leg […]

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Greens show support for Kashmir

9th November 2021 | 0 Comments

The Green Party of England and Wales has officially backed calls for a referendum in the state of Jammu and Kashmir following calls by Khalid Mahmood from Bradford Green Party. […]

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“Why are flights cheaper than trains to a climate change conference” asks Green Councillor.

3rd November 2021 | 0 Comments

“Why is it cheaper to fly to Glasgow than it is to get the train?” says Green Party councillor looking at attending the UN Climate Change Conference. Councillor Matt Edwards […]

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Green Councillor asks Government to intervene in Planning row

7th October 2021 | 0 Comments

Councillor Matt Edwards, a Green Party councillor for Tong Ward has written to the Secretary of State requesting a controversial planning application be reviewed after officers approved it without it […]

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Khalid Mahmood selected for Heaton Ward

17th September 2021 | 0 Comments

Khalid is a local estate agent serving the area for two decades. He has been involved in many community groups and has been helping local residents with various issues over […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Councillor calls for West Yorkshire Pension Fund to drop “dirty” investments before global climate summit

26th July 2021 | 0 Comments

Councillor Kevin Warnes (Green, Shipley Ward) has written to the Bradford District Councillors who sit on the West Yorkshire Pension Fund Joint Advisory Group, asking them to review the Fund’s […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Air pollution exceeding safe levels across Bradford

18th March 2021 | 1 Comment

The Green Party’s Deputy Mayoral candidate has called for Bradford Council to do more to tackle air quality following research that shows that pollution in the city exceeds safety limits […]

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Labour’s response to fly-tipping doesn’t go far enough

18th February 2021 | 1 Comment

Greens propose more investment to tackle “fly tipping crisis” saying that Labour’s response doesn’t go far enough. Earlier this month, the Labour run Executive approved spending £300,000 to boost the […]

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Greens propose the most radical green budget of any local authority in the UK

18th February 2021 | 0 Comments

Green Councillors are proposing that Bradford backs the most radical green budget of any local authority in the UK. Councillors Martin Love and Kevin Warnes will call for multi-million pound […]

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