Sun shone on Kirkstall Festival – and on Leeds NW Labour stall

It was typical Kirkstall Festival weather yesterday, warm & sunny, & over 20,000 people took advantage of it, and had a great time. The Leeds NW Labour Stall was buzzing – and we made a sizeable profit, a start for our next General Election Fund. Lots of people visited the stall, chatted & bought. Many … Continue reading Sun shone on Kirkstall Festival – and on Leeds NW Labour stall

Visit Leeds NW Labour stall: Kirkstall Festival Sat July 8th

July 8, Kirkstall Abbey, from 11 a.m. – the Kirkstall festival will take place ‘the largest village fete in the country.’ We’ve got a stall there – selling clothes, toys, books, DVDs, plants, jams and pickles and bric-a-brac. This year’s star item is a researcher’s library - high quality books on Social & Political History, … Continue reading Visit Leeds NW Labour stall: Kirkstall Festival Sat July 8th

Wanted – Items and Helpers for Kirkstall Festival Stall Saturday July 8th

Every year the Labour party runs a stall at the Kirkstall Festival, held at Kirkstall Abbey - ‘the largest village fete in the country’. This year's festival is on July 8. We urgently need items for sale and helpers on the day to transport stuff there – and to staff the stall. Have you any … Continue reading Wanted – Items and Helpers for Kirkstall Festival Stall Saturday July 8th

Headingley War Memorial Restoration completed – dedication ceremony, Sunday 2 April

Headingley War Memorial is a familiar sight to all who live in Leeds North West. It stands opposite the Skyrack pub and St Michaels Church, where the A660 – here Headingley Lane - meets St Michaels Road. It is a First World War memorial, commemorating the 125 men from the St Michaels Parish district of … Continue reading Headingley War Memorial Restoration completed – dedication ceremony, Sunday 2 April

Insecurity: theme of Leeds NW Labour’s guided political discussions. Report and future meetings

The second guided political discussion hosted by the Leeds North West Labour Party was – once again – very successful. Thanks to all members who attended. Special thanks to Dr Charlie Dannreuther from the University of Leeds for delivering another thoroughly interesting and informative talk - on Insecurity. These are great opportunities for informed and … Continue reading Insecurity: theme of Leeds NW Labour’s guided political discussions. Report and future meetings

Quiz, Dinner, Political Discussion – March events for members of Leeds NW Labour

March is a busy month for Leeds NW Labour Party members and registered supporters. Friday 3 March - a Fundraising Quiz night organised by Weetwood/Headingley branch, 7.00 pm at the New Headingley Club, St Michaels Lane. £5 and £3 concessions. There will also be a raffle and a very reasonably priced bar open all evening. … Continue reading Quiz, Dinner, Political Discussion – March events for members of Leeds NW Labour

Leeds NW Labour Annual Dinner with Tracy Brabin, Sunday 12 March

Our Annual Constituency dinner this year is Sunday 12 March 7.30 p.m. at the Olive Tree Greek Restaurant, 74-76 Otley Road, LS6 4BA Our main speaker will be Tracy Brabin, MP for Batley and Spen. The dinner will consist of a starter (not meze) and main course from the a la carte menu. Your choice … Continue reading Leeds NW Labour Annual Dinner with Tracy Brabin, Sunday 12 March

Otley Anti-Racism, Anti-Trump demonstration – Sat 4 Feb, 6 p.m. Market Square

Did you miss the anti-racism, anti-Trump demonstration in Leeds this week? Then join tomorrow’s in Otley Market Square – 6-7 p.m. It’s organised by A Flock of Needles ‘an Otley based community group bringing people together to sew small handheld birds to be sent to the children who are refugees in Europe.’ There’ll be African … Continue reading Otley Anti-Racism, Anti-Trump demonstration – Sat 4 Feb, 6 p.m. Market Square

Thurs 26 Jan – Join Headingley and Weetwood Labour Parties to discuss housing solutions locally and nationally

What would a socially just and sustainable housing policy look like? That’s a central question we’ll be discussing at a public meeting with Prof Paul Chatterton (University of Leeds) Thurs 26 January, 7-9 p.m., The New Headingley Club, 56, St Michael’s Lane. We’ll be considering the current crisis in housing and possible ways forward - … Continue reading Thurs 26 Jan – Join Headingley and Weetwood Labour Parties to discuss housing solutions locally and nationally

Labour Council steps up to extend finance for Leeds Let’s Get Active programme

One of the perennially popular posts on this website is the one detailing the Leeds Let’s Get Active programme. If our experience is anything to go by, this has been a hugely successful scheme which has inspired thousands of people to take part in sport and physical activity across Leeds. Most of them may not … Continue reading Labour Council steps up to extend finance for Leeds Let’s Get Active programme