Headingley Sports Stadium re-development: Let’s #SetTheRecordStraight

The Liberal Democrats have accused Leeds City Council of spending unnecessary funds on the re-development of Headingley Sports Stadium/Cricket Ground. This is just another in a string of false accusations and erroneous claims made by the Lib-Dems against the Labour-run council. One of their recent leaflets claimed: Leeds City Council spent £4 million of tax-payers … Continue reading Headingley Sports Stadium re-development: Let’s #SetTheRecordStraight

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Neil Walshaw chosen as candidate for Headingley and Hyde Park in Leeds Council elections, May 2018

Local Labour Party members have chosen Neil Walshaw to stand in the new Headingley and Hyde Park Ward in Leeds City Council elections on May 3. Neil has been a Councillor for Headingley since 2011. Neil is a tireless campaigner on local issues, known for his warm personality and boundless energy. Neil is passionate about … Continue reading Neil Walshaw chosen as candidate 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

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

‘A strong voice in this House and a powerful advocate for my constituency’ – Alex Sobel’s Maiden Speech

On Wednesday 12 July our new MP, Alex Sobel, made his maiden speech – in the debate concerning the Grenfell Tower tragedy. He celebrated the diverse and great area which is Leeds North West Constituency. He promised to ‘speak truth to power and be an advocate for this one issue [climate change], which will define … Continue reading ‘A strong voice in this House and a powerful advocate for my constituency’ – Alex Sobel’s Maiden Speech

May 1 1997: best for Britain, Best for Leeds NW. What Labour Governments 1997-2010 achieved

Twenty years ago today, the British elected a Labour government at Westminster - and here in Leeds NW we elected a Labour MP, Harold Best. Harold was a great local MP, who worked tirelessly for all his constituents. And the combination of Labour MP and Labour government brought real benefits for Britain and for the … Continue reading May 1 1997: best for Britain, Best for Leeds NW. What Labour Governments 1997-2010 achieved