It’s been calculated that over £32 million will be lost to Leeds Schools by 2020 under the government’s School Funding proposals – that’s 860 teachers and an average of £314 per pupil. Unless the Government allocates additional money, schools and academies are set to lose huge amounts in real terms cuts — rising to £3 … Continue reading Leeds NW and Horsforth Labour campaign against cuts to local schools
Remember George Osborne? Remember the Tories’ Housing Bill earlier this year? Remember the threat to Council assets it contained – to libraries, parks. . . ? Labour’s John Healey warned about the likely consequences of George’s plans to plug the holes he’d made in the public purse back then. And we duly passed on his … Continue reading Golden Acre Park – safe in Leeds Labour’s hands,under threat from Tory cuts
On Monday night Mark Burns-Williamson – Labour’s Police and Crime Commissioner – came to speak to people in Holt Park. Mark was there at the request of Paul Wray – who is Labour’s candidate for Adel and Wharfedale ward. On the doorstep over the last months, people in Holt Park had raised drug-related issues with … Continue reading Paul Wray on needs of young people in Holt Park. Whatever happens on May 5, he’ll be supporting them
Paul Wray, Labour’s candidate for Adel and Wharfedale, along with his team, have been talking and listening to people in the ward for months. People in Holt Park have told them about their concerns around crime and policing. So Paul’s taken action, and arranged a meeting with Mark Burns-Williamson, West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner … Continue reading Paul Wray brings Mark Burns-Williamson PCC to Holt Park, 11 April 6 p.m.- Q and A, come & talk to him.
It’s polling day tomorrow. So on your last day of decision – here’s a reminder of what Labour is pledging. But also, remember, it’s a local election here in Leeds. So here’s a reminder, too, of what Labour in office locally has achieved. Labour’s manifesto is here – and we’ve provided links to all the … Continue reading VOTE ALEX SOBEL TODAY – For Leeds NW, for Leeds, for Britain: Labour’s message of Hope and Change – and protecting the weak and vulnerable
Good news for people in Holt Park, Cookridge and Tinshill. NHS England today announced that Holt Park Surgery will not now close. This decision follows a successful community campaign, led by Labour parliamentary candidate Alex Sobel and Labour’s local election candidates, Al Garthwaite and Mark Henley. The surgery, which serves the Holt Park, Cookridge and … Continue reading Good News for Holt Park, Cookridge and Tinshill: Labour community campaign heads off surgery closure
International Women’s Day is all about women doing it for themselves. This year’s motto was – Make it Happen. Using your vote is the most effective way of Making Things Happen. That’s why a group of Labour women supporters and friends gathered in Otley this week to celebrate International Women's Day – and to ask … Continue reading Otley Women celebrated International Women’s Day- calling on N Leeds and Wharfedale women to register + to vote.
If you live in Holt Park, Ireland Wood, Cookridge – in fact North of the Ring Road – you’ve probably come across Kidz in Kampz. It’s a local charity founded by Madge Davey. Madge started it after a trip to Thailand – where she saw at first hand the conditions of children in overcrowded refugee … Continue reading Labour: Working for you in Weetwood. Alex and Alison give a helping hand to Kidz in Kampz
Yesterday was a significant day - just 100 days left to the General Election. - Just 100 days left to makea difference – to the vote which will make a difference to all our lives. Alex Sobel – our parliamentary candidate – spent it, as he’s spent to many days over the last 18 months … Continue reading Alex Sobel spent 100th day before the election working and campaigning throughout Leeds NW
Question - What do Headingley Library, Otley Children’s Centre, Yeadon Town Hall Community Centre and Holt Park Leisure Centre have in common? Answer – Free Wi-Fi access for all – thanks to Leeds Labour Council. They’re all part of Leeds Labour Council’s ambitious programme to roll out Free Wi-Fi to over a 100 of our … Continue reading What links Headingley Library, Otley Children’s Centre, Yeadon Town Hall and Holt Park Leisure Centre? Free Wi-fi!