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Greens call for road building pause following similar move in Wales

Green Party councillors from across West Yorkshire have called on Tracy Brabin to follow the lead set by the Welsh Government and suspends future road-building plans. 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 […]

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Greens react to Leeds Bradford Airport approval

The Green Party candidate for Mayor of West Yorkshire has criticised the decision to approve Leeds Bradford Airport’s expansion plans, warning it does not make sense in a climate emergency. This was one of Yorkshire’s most controversial planning applications in decades due to the negative environmental damage airport expansion would cause. Planning officers had recommended […]

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Green Party mayoral candidate calls for new ideas to tackle fly-tipping epidemic

The Green Party’s candidate in this year’s West Yorkshire Mayoral Election has called for councils across West Yorkshire to look at alternative measures to tackle the fly tipping epidemic across the county. Councillor Andrew Cooper, who is also a councillor from Huddersfield has called for the local authorities to look at what other areas are […]

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Green councillor protests hunting advert in Yorkshire Post

A Green Party councillor has written to the Yorkshire Post to protest a wraparound advert from a hunting lobby group. Councillor Ann Forsaith, a Green Party Councillor from Leeds has written to the Yorkshire Post to protest a recent wrap around advert from the group British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) In her letter, […]

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Green Party councillor calls for rethink of Leeds-Bradford Airport expansion following Heathrow verdict

A senior Green Party councillor has called for West Yorkshire Combined Authority to rethink its support for expansion at Leeds Bradford Airport following the Court of Appeal verdict today. The court of appeal has ruled that plans for a third runway at Heathrow airport are illegal because ministers have failed to adequately take into account […]

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