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

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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

“Efforts of ordinary women” inspire Weetwood candidate, Christine Knight. International Women’s Day, 2018

Thursday 8 March is International Women’s Day. This week we’ll be posting on Leeds NW Labour women, especially our Labour women candidates for the Leeds Council Elections in May 2018. We began by asking Christine Knight, who’s standing in Weetwood, whether her politics had been inspired by any particular woman. Here’s her answer: “If asked … Continue reading “Efforts of ordinary women” inspire Weetwood candidate, Christine Knight. International Women’s Day, 2018

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

Clean Air on A660 in Leeds NW – time for all of us to have our say

Since 2016 Headingley and Weetwood Labour Parties have been campaigning on the issue of Clean Air along the A660 corridor. The Leeds NW Labour Party has committed itself to the campaign. Our new MP, Alex Sobel – who has a strong record of environmental political action - has fully backed it. So Labour’s A660 Clean … Continue reading Clean Air on A660 in Leeds NW – time for all of us to have our say