Wharfedale

23 Apr 19
MindWind

It never ceases to amaze me just how many foreshadows of upcoming events or trends have made their way into this blog over the months. I refer to these foreshadows as “Future Echoes” (an early episode of Red Dwarf revolved around this very concept). With a lot of mainstream news now starting to examine environmental […]

22 Apr 19
The Journal Of Antiquities

OS Grid Reference: SD 92955 47705.  About ½ a mile to the south-east of Thornton-in-Craven, North Yorkshire,  is Hare Hill and  an early Bronze Age ring cairn or round barrow (tumulus). This ancient monument is on Hare Hill, close to footpaths which head northwest from Clogger Lane near Elslack. However, the burial cairn is now without […]

21 Apr 19
Adel and Wharfedale Branch

Nigel’s election address delivered to 9000 properties in Adel and Wharfedale

21 Apr 19
Robs Emporium

The pair will take part in the London Marathon and are hoping to beat the current record of four hours. …

20 Apr 19
Adel and Wharfedale Branch

Originally posted on Leeds North West Constituency:
Paying a Real Living Wage 97p higher than the government’s living wage, an inclusive employer featuring in Stonewall’s top 100 for LGBT+ people, and with more insourced jobs than any other Council in the UK and no compulsory redundancies, Leeds Labour Council is run to provide the highest…

19 Apr 19
Adel and Wharfedale Branch

Originally posted on Leeds North West Constituency:
The largest council in the UK to declare a Climate Emergency, Leeds Labour has ruled out fracking, introduced a clean air zone with charges to encourage businesses to move to less polluting vehicles, is installing new charge points for electric vehicles – and has the largest fleet of…

19 Apr 19
Leeds North West Constituency

Paying a Real Living Wage 97p higher than the government’s living wage, an inclusive employer featuring in Stonewall’s top 100 for LGBT+ people, and with more insourced jobs than any other Council in the UK and no compulsory redundancies, Leeds Labour Council is run to provide the highest standard of service ensured by treating its […]

18 Apr 19
Adel and Wharfedale Branch

Originally posted on Leeds North West Constituency:
The Tories transferred public health to councils, and then cut the council funding! Thanks to Tory and LibDem cuts since 2010, 62.5% of Leeds entire budget is now spent on adult and children’s social care. That’s a severe constraint, though we are committed to protecting the most vulnerable.…

18 Apr 19
Leeds North West Constituency

The largest council in the UK to declare a Climate Emergency, Leeds Labour has ruled out fracking, introduced a clean air zone with charges to encourage businesses to move to less polluting vehicles, is installing new charge points for electric vehicles – and has the largest fleet of council-owned electric vehicles in the UK. All […]

17 Apr 19
Leeds North West Constituency

The Tories transferred public health to councils, and then cut the council funding! Thanks to Tory and LibDem cuts since 2010, 62.5% of Leeds entire budget is now spent on adult and children’s social care. That’s a severe constraint, though we are committed to protecting the most vulnerable. But we’re also finding cash to set […]

16 Apr 19
Adel and Wharfedale Branch

Originally posted on Leeds North West Constituency:
Keeping open all Children’s Centres, reducing numbers of children in care, the only city in the UK whose Children’s services are rated ‘Outstanding’, English and Maths results improving at 4x national average, tackling period poverty, supporting children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities as they move into post-16…

16 Apr 19
Leeds North West Constituency

Keeping open all Children’s Centres, reducing numbers of children in care, the only city in the UK whose Children’s services are rated ‘Outstanding’, English and Maths results improving at 4x national average, tackling period poverty, supporting children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities as they move into post-16 education, creating over 11,000 new primary school […]

15 Apr 19
Adel and Wharfedale Branch

Originally posted on Leeds North West Constituency:
Labour’s strategy aims for a local economy which provides great jobs with workers’ rights, not in-work poverty and disempowerment, which harnesses and builds on our people’s creative talents to make a global cultural city. And which achieves growth while minimising congestion and air pollution, for example by attracting…