Caroline Lucas calls on local people to speak out against housing plans

3rd September 2017 | 0 Comments

Caroline Lucas visited Bradford District this weekend and used it as an opportunity to meet members of the The Tong and Fulneck Valley Association. The association oppose the plans to build nearly 2000 homes in the Tong Valley in between Tong Village and Holmewood. Caroline called on the council to use their powers to rethink the […]

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Councillor Hawarun Hussain speaks about government advice to remove speed bumps to tackle air pollution

3rd August 2017 | 0 Comments

Bradford Green Party Councillor Hawarun Hussain has spoken out against the government proposal to tackle air pollution by removing speed bumps. The Environment Secretary, Michael Gove has issued guidelines to local councils as part of an overall strategy to tackle the dangerous levels of air pollution in many of our cities, including Bradford. The 98-page […]

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Changes to planning application cause confusion at Milnerfield Farm.

16th February 2017 | 0 Comments

Changes to the planning applications at Milnerfield Farm in Gilstead have resulted in many local people wrongly believing the farm has been saved and that both applications have been withdrawn. Since late 2015, there have been two planning applications (15/05552/FUL and 15/05538/MAF) proposed for Milnerfield Farm. One sought to change the use of the land […]

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Green Party react with dismay as Bradford Council votes to APPROVE Aire Valley incinerator

9th February 2017 | 0 Comments

Update: 9th February 2017 Today, Labour, Tory and Lib Dem Councillors voted to APPROVE the incinerator at Keighley. Green Party spokesman Matt Edwards said: “This is bad news for the people living in the Aire Valley. There is already a crisis in air quality across Bradford District and this scheme is going to make things […]

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Milnerfield proposed as site for development in local housing plan

24th May 2016 | 0 Comments

Thirteen sites in Gilstead have been proposed for development. A number of these sites have been proposed by the landowner of Milnerfield Farm. Bradford District Council is currently in the process of preparing a new Local Plan for the district. As part of this, they are looking to see which sites should be allocated for […]

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Natalie Bennett gets spicy as she appears on new Bradford based cooking show

3rd May 2016 | 0 Comments

On a recent visit to Bradford, Natalie Bennett, leader of the Green Party, was pleased to appear as the first guest on Asian Sunday TV’s new cooking show “Desi Kitchen” Natalie Bennett said: “It is a pleasure to be here in the Desi kitchen, at the launch of the new show. I decided to make […]

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Natalie Bennett visits Milnerfield Farm

2nd February 2016 | 0 Comments

Today Bradford District Green Party were proud to host Natalie Bennett as she visited Milnerfield Farm in Gilstead. She came to show her support for the Downs Family who have run the historic farm for over one hundred years. […]

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Bradford Green Party call for real action on flood defences after years of Tory cuts.

4th January 2016 | 0 Comments

In the wake of the Boxing Day storms, Bradford District Green Party have called for a clear change in environmental and planning policy and real investment in food defences across Yorkshire after years of cuts and poor planning decisions. Green Party spokesman, Matt Edwards has said, “The recent devastating floods we have seen are a […]

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Shipley and Bingley Greens oppose development on Milnerfield

26th October 2015 | 0 Comments

The Green Party in Shipley and Bingley strongly opposes the new proposed development of a Research and Business Park on greenbelt land at Milnerfield. Matt Edwards, Green Party spokesman for Bingley has condemned yet more development in the Shipley area: “it’s baffling why the already congested Aire Valley is being targeted for yet another business […]

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Expansion at Leeds Bradford Airport is short-sighted and will damage greenbelt land

14th October 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bradford District Green Party has added its voice to the criticism of new plans to construct a new link road to Leeds Bradford Airport. The link road running from the A65 in Rawdon to the airport will cut right through unspoilt greenbelt land and there is no evidence that it would reduce congestion in […]

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