News By: Lindsey Lambert

Another successful tree planting event at St Ives, Bingley!

Building on the success of our tree planting event in December of last year, we are delighted to share the news of another milestone – the successful completion of a...

New National Nature Reserve in the Bradford District

Natural England and Bradford Council are joining forces to create a new National Nature Reserve in the Bradford District. This endeavour aims to showcase the breathtaking landscapes and diverse wildlife...

Community tree planting initiative to restore woodland at St Ives Bingley

In a heart-warming display of community collaboration, an enthusiastic group of volunteers gathered over the weekend, on 2nd December, at St Ives Bingley to plant trees. The event marked an...

Plastic tree tubes to be recycled and reused in woodlands across the Bradford district

YorGreen CIC and Bradford Environmental Education Service (BEES) have joined up with Bradford Council to collect plastic tree tubes from woodlands across the district to be recycled and repurposed. Bradford...

The West Yorkshire Mayor’s Climate Community Grant Scheme (Bradford)

Bradford Council is working in partnership with the Mayor of West Yorkshire, Tracy Brabin, and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority to offer grants to community groups to support climate-friendly projects as we...

FREE Play In Parks & Mini Bounce Planets sessions

Our ever popular “Play In Parks” events are returning this summer! With two inflatables, sports and play equipment accompanied by our resident DJ, these events are great for all the...

Green Flag success again for Bradford’s parks for 2023

Bradford Council’s parks have again enjoyed Green Flag Award success with six of them receiving the accreditation. Lister Park in Manningham, Roberts Park in Saltaire, Haworth’s Central Park, Harold Park...

Free summer fun in Bradford District Parks

Bradford’s parks and green spaces are set to serve up a Summer of Fun for children and young people from across the district. Bradford Council will be hosting a series...

St Ives felling update – we need your help! 

Tree felling and rhododendron clearance work in the Statutory Plant Health Notice (SPHN) areas is now mostly complete. The last load of timber has left the site, and the main...

5 simple ways to look after your fruit trees

Over the past two years Bradford Council and Fruit Works Co-operative have planted 40 school orchards across the district. Planting fruit trees is the first big step of your fruit...

St Ives Estate – works to tackle tree disease – news and updates

Bradford Council’s Trees and Woodlands team is taking action to prevent the spread of ‘Larch Tree Disease’ (Phytophthora ramorum) at St Ives Estate, Bingley. Follow progress and discover the latest...