Local News

Shipley Election Result

Shipley MP Philip Davies has thanked constituents for re-electing him for the fourth time.

Mr Davies was returned to Parliament with a majority of 4,681 and an increased percentage of votes from 50 per cent in 2015 to 51.3 per cent last week.  

Funding for Shipley Carers' Resource

Shipley MP Philip Davies has welcomed a donation of more than £4000 to a Shipley charity supporting carers.

Asda Foundation have donated £4,188 to Carers’ Resource in Shipley, which provides support for young and old caring for relatives, friends or neighbours.

Schools Funding Formula

Proposals which will see schools across the district lose thousands of pounds of funding must be scrapped, an MP has said.

Mental Health work in Bradford

The Cellar Trust in Shipley has been praised by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt for its work in supporting people with mental health problems.

Mr Hunt congratulated the organisation and hoped to take up an invitation from Shipley MP Philip Davies to visit.

High Speed 3

Government has given the strongest hint yet that Bradford will be included on a high speed east to west coast northern rail line.

Shipley Eastern Bypass

Transport ministers will meet with Shipley MP Philip Davies to discuss the ongoing problems surrounding a Shipley Eastern Bypass.

Government previously said it was “fully aware of the benefits of the scheme” but no progress has been made.

Job Centre Closures

Philip Davies has secured a meeting with the government minister in charge of closing Job Centres and will set out why Shipley should not be merged with Bradford.

Disability Confident

An MP is urging government to give incentives to employers to take on disabled workers so they can get into the workplace.

Job Centre Closure

AN MP has demanded government look at the local situation in Shipley before closing its Job Centre and merging it with Bradford.