Local News

ACT Event

ACT Branch (Thornton & Allerton, Clayton & Fairweather Green) held a very enjoyable evening at Zouks Restaurant, Bradford at the beginning of February. Many new members were welcomed and it was great to see how the Branch has progressed in the months since its formation. 

 

Queensbury Councillor Organises Meeting with Leo Group

Councillor Lisa Carmody has organised a meeting at the Victoria Hall in Queensbury for residents to meet with Directors of the Leo Group regarding transport and environmental issues in the village.

Devolution - Yorkshire, A Fantastic Brand

Opposing efforts from Labour leaders in West Yorkshire – including Bradford – to exclude large parts of Yorkshire from any devolution deal. Conservative leaders across West and North Yorkshire have lobbied hard to prevent a West Yorkshire only deal that would divide the county.

Regenerating Bradford

Cllr John Pennington, Group Deputy Leader, has long been a strong voice campaigning for regeneration in Bradford:

Working with Bradford Live to help bring forward the redevelopment of the former Odeon

Better Care For The Elderly & Vulnerable

Cllr Jackie Whiteley has been working with private and voluntary organisations to try and secure better quality in provision of home help for older people and the disabled.

Wibsey By-Election

Our Wibsey Candidate, Richard Sheard, thanked all his many helpers and supporters who campaigned for him in the recent By-Election.Richard commented,  'Although the result was not what we hoped for, it was very gratifying to increase our share of the vote and also to receive so many messages of support from members of the local community.  I am looking forward to continuing to campaign for the residents of Wibsey Ward in the coming months together with many of our members new and old'.