Local Labour: Some Dates for January

Tuesday January 9th: It's the Branch meeting where we discuss recent events, look ahead to the all out council elections in May, and consider new policies / amendments. This meeting is open to all members of the Adel & Wharfedale Branch Labour Party and takes place at Adel Methodist Church, starting promptly at 1930. It's … Continue reading Local Labour: Some Dates for January

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Local Events: Campaigning (6th Jan 2018)

Adel & Wharfedale Labour Party members will be out campaigning this Saturday 6th January 2018. First up we'll be outside Asda in Holt Park from about 11am engaging with shoppers whilst Alex Sobel MP conducts his surgery in the store's foyer. Straight after we're going to help out our neighbouring Pudsey constituency by flyering train … Continue reading Local Events: Campaigning (6th Jan 2018)

Branch News: Issue 12 & Campaigning

Here is the latest issue (Issue 12) of the Adel & Wharfedale Labour News & Views leaflet. This time we're focusing on the funds that our schools are set to have stripped away thanks to the Tory's latest schools' funding formula. The reverse side is all about the NHS; how the Tories are failing it … Continue reading Branch News: Issue 12 & Campaigning

The electoral system is changing

Did you know the electoral system is changing?  As a result in the changes to voter registration it is estimated that one million people are set to be removed from the electoral register this year. This Saturday Adel and Wharfedale Branch members will be out talking to people in the Holt Park area to make them aware of the need … Continue reading The electoral system is changing

Labour: Working for you in Holt Park – Save Our Surgery and Sharkstoppers – and don’t forget the High Farm Gig

The Holt Park Health Centre Surgery is under threat of closure - with very little local or patient consultation. Alex Sobel, our Parliamentary candidate, has written to NHS England protesting about it – and he’s launched a petition. You can read more about the closure and what Alex has been doing HERE - and you … Continue reading Labour: Working for you in Holt Park – Save Our Surgery and Sharkstoppers – and don’t forget the High Farm Gig

‘We wouldn’t have to do this if the Government was Fair and Decent’ – Concert for Food Banks, Sun 22 June, Otley Labour Rooms

This Sunday evening – 22 June - local musicians will be continuing the season of fundraising concerts for Food Banks. This time it’s a double bill: North West-based singer songwriter Kath Reade, with a sound ranging from British folk to American stylings; And Otra, Bradford-based 'Folk with Feeling' duo Tony Charnock and Rahel Guzan, featuring … Continue reading ‘We wouldn’t have to do this if the Government was Fair and Decent’ – Concert for Food Banks, Sun 22 June, Otley Labour Rooms

Julie Heselwood + Leeds NW Labour volunteers clean up woodland in Tinshill

Spring Wood before the clean up In response to concerns about littering from local residents, Julie Heselwood, Weetwood’s Labour Candidate for Leeds City Council, recently led a group of Labour Party volunteers one Saturday morning to remove rubbish from an area of Spring Wood on Silk Mill Approach in Tinshill. No less than 25 bags … Continue reading Julie Heselwood + Leeds NW Labour volunteers clean up woodland in Tinshill

A dinner to honour Councillor Bernard Atha CBE

Councillor Bernard Atha is retiring from Leeds City Council this May, after over 50 years as a Councillor and to mark the event Adel and Wharfedale Branch of the Labour Party are holding a dinner in his honour. A long term resident of Cookridge, Bernard Atha was first elected to Leeds City Council in 1957, … Continue reading A dinner to honour Councillor Bernard Atha CBE

A Social Evening with Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper

Leeds North West Labour have arranged a social evening with the Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper MP to take place in HEART Café in Bennett Road, Headingley from 7pm on Friday 28th February. There will be a buffet, bar, games, raffle and auction and the evening will be compered by Alex Sobel, Labour Candidate for … Continue reading A Social Evening with Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper

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