Labour staffer in Alex Sobel’s office wins National award – for helping the people of Leeds North West.

Amid all the high-profile Brexit activity, it’s easy to forget the huge amount of work MPs and their staff do for constituents day in day out. Just how much – and just how successfully – has recently been recognised by a national award for a member of Alex Sobel’s team here in Leeds North West. … Continue reading Labour staffer in Alex Sobel’s office wins National award – for helping the people of Leeds North West.

Leeds NW MP, Alex Sobel, secures deal for direct rail link to London

Our Leeds NW MP, Alex Sobel, has secured a commitment for a London connection from Leeds Bradford Airport Parkway. LNER are to run six trains per day on the Harrogate line and the new Bramhope station is set to be the key stop between Leeds and Harrogate. This will provide a direct London connection to … Continue reading Leeds NW MP, Alex Sobel, secures deal for direct rail link to London

Autism Training – for Labour Party members in Leeds NW: 29 September, Otley Labour Rooms

You can’t cure autism.. . . . but you can cure ignorance. Here in Leeds NW Labour Party we’re lucky to have Shannon Coles, an autism ally, practitioner and trainer in autism. On Saturday 29 September she will be running two sessions of Autism training at Otley Labour Rooms – for Labour party members in … Continue reading Autism Training – for Labour Party members in Leeds NW: 29 September, Otley Labour Rooms

Our MP, Alex Sobel, has spoken out against proposed academy partnership for Prince Henry’s and Bramhope Primary

Our local MP Alex Sobel has criticised plans for Prince Henry’s Grammar School to enter into a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) partnership with Bramhope Primary School. The move would see children from Bramhope Primary automatically admitted into Prince Henry’s-- the first primary school to be linked to Prince Henry’s in this way. The move has … Continue reading Our MP, Alex Sobel, has spoken out against proposed academy partnership for Prince Henry’s and Bramhope Primary

Leeds NW Labour are taking part in 5-A Side football, 28 April – in aid of Cancer Research

Leeds North West Labour Party will be taking part in a 5-A Side football tournament on Saturday, 28 April. 11 a.m. kick off - Ralph Thoresby High School. The tournament is to support the efforts of Leeds' Gareth Warwick Dunn, who has terminal cancer. He is running marathons to raise £100,000 for Cancer Research. Our … Continue reading Leeds NW Labour are taking part in 5-A Side football, 28 April – in aid of Cancer Research

Andy Rontree chosen as Labour candidate for Adel and Wharfedale in Leeds Elections May 3

Local Labour party members have chosen Andy Rontree as prospective candidate for Adel and Wharfedale ward in Leeds City Council elections in May 2018. Andy has lived in north west Leeds for over 30 years, since he first came to the city as a student. He completed a degree in History, then worked at Leeds … Continue reading Andy Rontree chosen as Labour candidate for Adel and Wharfedale in Leeds Elections May 3

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

It’s a keyring, a bag charm, a dangly thing. Creative Leeds NE Labour women supporting women candidates and celebrating IWD

Leeds North East Labour Party Women's Forum have produced a keyring/bag charm/dangly thing to celebrate International Women's Day and raise funds for female candidates. Based on a design by the brilliant Lauren O'Grady from Nottingham, it depicts a female symbol embracing the Labour rose. The keyrings are produced on a home 3D printer using recycled … Continue reading It’s a keyring, a bag charm, a dangly thing. Creative Leeds NE Labour women supporting women candidates and celebrating IWD

Geraldine Montgomerie is Labour’s candidate in Adel and Wharfedale

Local Labour party members in Adel and Wharfedale have chosen Geraldine Montgomerie as one of their prospective candidates for the Leeds City Council elections in May 2018. Geraldine, who is a mother of two, was born in Leeds, and has lived and worked here all her life. She grew up in Woodhouse, and lives off … Continue reading Geraldine Montgomerie is Labour’s candidate in Adel and Wharfedale