Green Party call out dishonest pledge on police numbers.

29th August 2019 | 0 Comments

The Green Party has slammed Boris Johnson’s for already backtracking on a pledge to increase police numbers. One of his first policy announcement was “funding for 20,000 extra police officers” but a letter written by the home secretary, Priti Patel, last week to the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, states that new officers will be spread […]

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Green Party MEP visits Bingley to listen to voters about Brexit

18th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Magid Magid, the first Green Party MEP elected to represent the Yorkshire & the Humber region in Brussels travelled to Bradford District at the weekend. The former Lord Mayor of Sheffield visited Bingley on Saturday morning and the focus of his visit was to speak to people about the current political situation and find out […]

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Green Party calls on Bradford councillors to back radical action on climate change

25th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Bradford’s Green councillors have called for more action by Bradford Council six months after the authority became one of the first in the country to “declare a climate emergency.” Councillors Kevin Warnes and Martin Love are working closely with highways officers on the roll-out of a 20mph zone across the whole of central Shipley. According to Councillor […]

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Green Party condemn lack of action by Bradford Council to tackle climate change

18th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Bradford’s Green councillors have condemned the lack of action by Bradford Council six months after the authority became one of the first in the country to “declare a climate emergency.” At last night’s July Council meeting, the Labour and Conservative groups rejected a set of far-reaching Green proposals for low carbon, sustainable travel, opting instead […]

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Green councillors call for air pollution action in Shipley

30th June 2019 | 0 Comments

The Green Party are demanding that Bradford Council do more to tackle illegal air pollution across Shipley. Councillors Martin Love and Kevin Warnes met recently with Clean Air Bradford campaigners and the Council’s lead officer on air quality to review what needs to be done. They were told that Bradford Council is considering options such […]

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Green Party calls for halt to road plans following West Yorkshire-wide Climate Emergency Declaration

28th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Bradford Green Party has called on West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Bradford Council to halt new road building schemes following “Climate Emergency” Declarations made by both authorities. At their annual meeting on Thursday, the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) has formally announced a climate emergency, following pressure from Green Party councillors from across Yorkshire. All […]

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Greens announce prospective General Election candidates

25th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Bradford District Green Party has announced its candidates for the next general election for three constituencies across Bradford District. Celia Hickson has been selected to represent the Green Party in the next general election for the Shipley constituency. Celia has lived and worked in Shipley and Bradford for over twenty-five years and is well known in […]

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Bradford’s Green Councillors call for West Yorkshire-wide Declaration of “Climate Emergency”

18th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Bradford’s Green Party councillors have joined colleagues from councils across the Leeds City Region to call on the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) to declare a climate emergency. Following the lead set by Bradford District Council – following a motion put forward by Councillor Kevin Warnes – many of the councils in the Leeds City Region have […]

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TOUR de MAG!D makes a stop in Bradford

14th May 2019 | 0 Comments

  Magid Magid – outgoing Lord Mayor of Sheffield and Green Party lead MEP candidate in Yorkshire and the Humber – visited Bradford yesterday (Monday 13th May) as part of his TOUR de MAG!D” trip around the Yorkshire & the Humber region. Magid started the day by visiting the city centre before heading over to Bradford […]

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Bradford Greens celebrate historic election results.

5th May 2019 | 0 Comments

The 2019 local elections has been the best ever result for the Green Party with a year of big breakthroughs across the city. Councillor Kevin Warnes was re-elected in Shipley ward with an astounding 55% of the vote after an amazing and positive campaign in the town. Kevin said: “This is my fifth time running for the […]

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Shipley’s Green councillors have raised concerns about poor maintenance at the town’s train stations.

25th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Shipley’s Green councillors have raised concerns about poor maintenance at the town’s train stations. Councillor Kevin Warnes has written to Northern Rail to raise concerns about Shipley station, where the access road running down from the junction with Otley Road is in a poor condition, riddled with potholes and cracked kerbs that are partly collapsed […]

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Bradford Greens launch fly tipping petition

21st March 2019 | 0 Comments

Bradford Green Party have launched a petition calling on Bradford Council to acknowledge that there is a fly-tipping epidemic across the city and take the urgent action that is needed to tackle the problem. The petition was put started by Matt Edwards, Green Party spokesperson and prospective local election candidate for Tong Ward – one […]

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Greens uncover significant increase in time to replace faulty street lights

3rd March 2019 | 0 Comments

Figures uncovered by Bradford Green Party reveal that the average time taken for Bradford Council to replace street lights has trebled to over a month. A Freedom of Information Request showed that in Shipley Ward, the average time to replace a faulty light in 2017 was 15 days – in 2018 this figure had jumped […]

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Green budget for Bradford

21st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Green Party councillors Kevin Warnes and Martin Love are proposing a range of multi-million pound investments over the next three years to help ‘future-proof’ Bradford in relation to the challenges of climate change. The far-reaching proposals, assessed as “robust” by senior Council finance officers, include £4m of capital investment in solar power for the District’s schools and […]

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Green councillors demand action on Bradford air pollution crisis

26th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Councillors Kevin Warnes and Martin Love have demanded Bradford Council do more to tackle the air pollution crisis across the district. Both councillors attended the launch of Clean Air Bradford in Shipley on Saturday afternoon to speak to concerned residents and campaigners who want to see more being done to tackle air pollution in Bradford District. Councillor Kevin Warnes […]

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Saltaire Rat-Running Update

22nd January 2019 | 0 Comments

Councillors Kevin Warnes again raised the issue of traffic-calming along Caroline Street in Saltaire at January’s Full Council meeting.  This follows months of deadlock over fully-costed proposals that were agreed with the ward councillors last June. Kevin asked the Leader of Council to publish the reasons for the ongoing delay and explain when the urgently needed project […]

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Bradford becomes the largest UK council to declare “Climate Emergency” following Green Party motion

16th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Bradford District Council has become the largest local authority in the UK – and second in Yorkshire – to declare a “climate emergency” after a motion by Green Party councillors was passed last night Councillors Kevin Warnes and Martin Love who put forward the original motion have welcomed the “Declaration of Climate Emergency” by Bradford Council. An amendment […]

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Bradford Greens call on other political parties to come together and join declaration of “Climate Emergency”

14th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Shipley’s Green councillors have called on other political parties to join them in declaring a ‘Climate Emergency’ and step up action here in Bradford District to tackle the climate breakdown. Councillors Kevin Warnes and Martin Love have tabled a motion for debate at this week’s Council calling on Bradford to make the transition to a […]

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Greens call on Bradford Council to get to grips with “flytipping epidemic”

9th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Bradford Green Party has raised concerns with “flytipping epidemic” in Holme Wood and surrounding areas. Back in November, government data showed that reports of fly-tipping incidents across the district had jumped up by 17.4 per cent from the previous year. The cost of clearing up fly-tipping has also skyrocketed – increasing 85 per cent over the […]

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Shipley Green Councillor raises concerns about Highway Consultation

3rd January 2019 | 0 Comments

A Green Party councillor has urged Shipley residents to have their say on the future of roads between Bradford and Shipley whilst raising concerns that the Council has “jumped the gun” starting the consultation before important information has been provided. Bradford Council’s Shipley Highways Consultation is asking for input from members of the public about […]

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