Leeds Labour Manifesto 2019. 1 – Homes for Leeds

Energy efficient homes in the biggest Council house building programme since the 1980s and long-term help for rough sleepers - Leeds Labour tackles our housing needs. “With Labour, over the next few years we are going to build more than a thousand new council homes in Leeds. All our new homes will be energy efficient … Continue reading Leeds Labour Manifesto 2019. 1 – Homes for Leeds

Leeds Labour Manifesto 2018: 2 – a cleaner city. Headingley Labour Councillors are already showing how.

The Conservatives have almost halved the amount of money Leeds has to spend. These cuts have affected the services which Leeds City Council deliver. Despite that, our Labour council has worked hard to keep our city clean and green. And here in Leeds NW, Headingley’s Labour Councillors have tackled local problems in local ways. If … Continue reading Leeds Labour Manifesto 2018: 2 – a cleaner city. Headingley Labour Councillors are already showing how.

Jonathan Pryor chosen for Headingley and Hyde Park in Leeds Council elections – May 2018

Local Labour party members have chosen Jonathan Pryor as candidate to fight Headingley and Hyde Park ward, partly in Leeds NW, at the Leeds City Council elections in May 2018. Jonathan has been councillor for Headingley since 2014. On Leeds City Council, Jonathan is currently Deputy Executive Member for Children and Families. This is a … Continue reading Jonathan Pryor chosen for Headingley and Hyde Park in Leeds Council elections – May 2018

Leeds NW Labour celebrating our 4 great women candidates for May 2018. International Women’s Day

Today, on International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating our women candidates who are standing for election here in Leeds NW on May 3. We have four of them – one in every ward in the constituency. Is that a first? In the new ward of Headingley and Hyde Park, sitting councillor Al Garthwaite will be standing … Continue reading Leeds NW Labour celebrating our 4 great women candidates for May 2018. International Women’s Day

Al Garthwaite chosen as candidate in Headingley and Hyde Park: a tireless worker for Headingley, Leeds, and women.

Local Labour party members have chosen Alison [Al] Garthwaite as candidate to fight Headingley and Hyde Park ward, partly in Leeds NW, at the Leeds City Council elections in May 2018. Al has been councillor for Headingley since 2016. She has been a tireless worker for the ward and on council. Al has a lifelong … Continue reading Al Garthwaite chosen as candidate in Headingley and Hyde Park: a tireless worker for Headingley, Leeds, and women.

Recycling Champion, Headingley’s Cllr Al Garthwaite and Alex Sobel MP – Opted In this Saturday.

Opt In? Intrigued? Clue – it’s a pile of rubbish, five to be precise. It’s the unique and brilliant Leeds Recycling Art Installation, created in partnership between Leeds Beckett University and Leeds City Council. It’s all about recycling. And after its unveiling on Woodhouse Moor this Saturday 24 February by Alex Sobel MP, it’ll be … Continue reading Recycling Champion, Headingley’s Cllr Al Garthwaite and Alex Sobel MP – Opted In this Saturday.

100 years after female suffrage Al Garthwaite & Christine Knight are Labour’s women in Leeds NW

It’s 100 years since women got the – limited – right to vote. 100 years on and we’re proud to have a woman leader of the Leeds City Council, Labour’s Judith Blake. And here in Leeds NW we’ve already chosen two women for the upcoming Council elections in May: - Al Garthwaite, councillor in Headingley, … Continue reading 100 years after female suffrage Al Garthwaite & Christine Knight are Labour’s women in Leeds NW

Dates for your diaries: Quiz nights in Headingley and Otley

Two up coming dates for your diaries Tuesday 30 January, Headingley and Hyde Park Fundraising Quiz night 6.30 to 9 p.m. Original Oak, Otley Road, LS6 2 UE Quiz, Fizz and Cake, Otley and Yeadon Branch Sunday 25 February 2.30 – 4 p.m. Otley Labour Rooms, Nelson St, Otley £4 – includes quiz, glass of … Continue reading Dates for your diaries: Quiz nights in Headingley and Otley

Labour walks the walk to end the blight of Yorkstone paving thefts in Leeds NW

One characteristic of North Leeds is the abundance of stone. Houses, pavements, walls – all remind you that our city sits in the foothills of the Pennines. Here in Leeds NW stone is a feature which unites our very diverse constituency – from inner city Headingley out to the towns of Otley and Yeadon. So … Continue reading Labour walks the walk to end the blight of Yorkstone paving thefts in Leeds NW

I’ll work to end male violence against women here in Leeds – Al Garthwaite’s pledge on International Women’s Day.

Today is International Women’s Day. The 2016 theme is ‘Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step it up for gender equality’. Here in Yorkshire and the Humber the TUC Women’s Forum is focusing on women’s health in the workforce. And in Leeds North West Labour’s candidate in Headingley, Al Garthwaite, will be pledging to work to end … Continue reading I’ll work to end male violence against women here in Leeds – Al Garthwaite’s pledge on International Women’s Day.