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
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
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.
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
Sian Gregory has been chosen by local Labour Party members as prospective candidate for Otley and Yeadon in Leeds Council elections in May 2018. Sian is a Yeadon resident and has lived in the area for over 20 years. She lives with her teenage son who goes to the local high school. She enjoys the … Continue reading Yeadon resident Sian Gregory chosen as Otley & Yeadon Election Candidate in May 2018
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
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
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
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
On Friday last, Al Garthwaite, Labour’s candidate in Headingley, was filming on Woodhouse Moor with Yvette Cooper. The film is destined for the Reclaim the Internet Website – as part of the Reclaim the Internet campaign which Yvette will be launching on May 26th. The name is based on the famous Reclaim the Night campaign … Continue reading Al Garthwaite, Labour candidate in Headingley, backs Reclaim the Internet campaign: end misogynistic violence.