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Packed Trains

AN MP is demanding transport bosses do more to stop his constituents being packed on trains like cattle.

Shipley MP Philip Davies said the reduction on rolling stock on two Northern weekday services between Bradford Interchange and Leeds was unacceptable.

HS3 station stops

An east to west Northern coast to coast rail line connecting major cities must stop at Bradford and not just Leeds, an MP has warned.

Shipley Eastern Bypass

Claims by Bradford Council and West Yorkshire transport bosses that government criteria is preventing the Shipley Eastern Bypass going ahead are not true, a government minister has said.

B&B/Sainsbury's site Update

AN MP is piling pressure on supermarket giant Sainsbury’s to update residents on the future of the old Bradford and Bingley site.

Years after the site was purchased by Sainsbury’s its future is still uncertain. Shipley MP Philip Davies said residents deserve to know what is happening.

Tackling Childhood Obesity

AN MP has urged government to curb its “nanny state” instincts when it comes to tackling childhood obesity.

Instead of dictating to parents what they should be feeding their children, more physical activity should be incorporated into a child’s day, Shipley MP Philip Davies said.

Campaign to raise Flooding Awareness

A campaign aimed at raising awareness of what homeowners and businesses can do to prepare for future floods will get underway on Tuesday November 1st.

Northcliffe Park nominated for UK's best park

Northcliffe Park in Saltaire has been nominated for an award searching for the UK’s best park.

The park, which boasts a children’s play area, tennis courts, crown green bowling, sports pitches, and a miniature railway is one of 14 successful finalists from Yorkshire and Humber.

Labour's boundary proposals

The Shipley constituency would be ripped apart under recommendations submitted to the Boundary Commission by the Labour Party.

Labour wants parts of the constituency to be included in Keighley and Shipley and parts in Airedale and Wharfedale.

Labour Party response to halt of Local Plan

The Labour Party in Westminster see no problem building on greenbelt in Shipley and have criticised government for halting Bradford’s housing plans claiming it was a “mate’s favour”.