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Calverley and Farsley Labour Party is a branch of Pudsey Constituency Labour Party that covers the Calverley and Farsley ward of Leeds.

Formerly known as Pudsey North, it covers the villages of Calverley, Farsley and Rodley, as well as parts of Pudsey, Stanningley, Thornbury and Woodhall.

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At the last election in 2018, we successfully elected a Labour Councillor to represent Calverley and Farsley, Peter Carlill. You can contact Peter about any local concerns using the details on the right, or find out more about what he has been up to and a list of surgery dates around the ward on his Facebook page.

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Latest News:

Election success!

I’m sure many of you will have seen already, but in yesterday’s local election we were successful in winning one of the three council seats in Calverley and Farsley. This is an amazing result, and the first election win for … Continue reading

Why vote for us in the local election?

Read about our priorities including: Protecting local schools, Improving local transport, Improving health and wellbeing, Protecting our community, Improving opportunities for young people and Supporting the Labour manifesto
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Emergency resolution: University of Leeds

At our last meeting, Calverley and Farsley Labour Party passed a motion to support striking staff from Leeds UCU who have been threatened with an extra 25% reduction in their salary if they do not reschedule teaching cancelled as a … Continue reading

Posted on by Peter Carlill / Posted in Campaigns, Education.

Bus route improvements planned in our area

As part of huge new transport developments in Leeds, Leeds City Council aim to double bus usage in the City over the next decade, to improve journey times and to help clean the air. We know from talking to residents … Continue reading

Your Labour candidates for Calverley and Farsley for the local elections in May

Calverley and Farsley Labour Party are proud to announce our three candidates for the Leeds City Council Elections in May. The candidates are Peter Carlill (Chair of the local branch, and previous local candidate in 2016), Naheem Alam and Nicole … Continue reading

Why labour councillors would be good for Calverley and Farsley

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It is important that the councillors in our area represent the views of all residents. In the General Election the Labour candidate Ian McCargo and the hard work of local members managed to reduce Stuart Andrew’s majority to just 331. … Continue reading

Cuts still on the agenda for our local schools

Unless the Government allocates additional money, schools will continue to lose huge amounts in real terms cuts – on top of the £2.8bn cut schools have already suffered since 2015. These cuts are impacting on almost every school in Calverley … Continue reading

Calverley and Farsley benefits further from ambitious transport plans

The Labour council’s vision is for Leeds to be a compassionate, caring city that helps all our residents benefit from the city’s economic growth. Getting our transport system right is an important part of achieving this. Through the biggest-ever transport … Continue reading

Welcome back to all of Rodley!

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During a review of the local ward boundaries in Leeds, a number of submissions were received from residents that recommended that Rodley be once again unified in one ward, as it was prior to the last review in 2004. In … Continue reading

Posted on by Peter Carlill / Posted in Elections, Rodley.

A little free library for Farsley

Thanks to funds raised by Calverley and Farsley Labour Party and organised by local members, Farsley welcomes its first Little Free Library. Working with Leeds Little Free Library, who have so far designed and installed five boxes across Leeds, the … Continue reading

Reassuring news in the fight to save Pudsey post office

Since the shock announcement of the potential closure of Pudsey Post Office, Calverley and Farsley Labour Party joined forces with Pudsey Labour Party, local residents and the Communications Workers Union to start a campaign to save the Post Office, and … Continue reading

Posted on by Peter Carlill / Posted in Campaigns, Pudsey.

Calverley and Farsley Labour Party continue to spread the message of hope

Calverley and Farsley Branch Labour Party have continued to get out on the doorstep spreading the message of hope that led to such a close result in the General Election. Labour’s manifesto, which focussed on clear solutions to the problems … Continue reading

Halloween/Bonfire Fundraiser

Thanks to everyone who attended our Halloween/Bonfire event. It was a great night and thanks to all who helped and donated. Through fantastic donations from local businesses and members, the silent auction alone raised £306, with a further £240 raised … Continue reading

Silent Auction – get involved!

Thanks to fantastic local members and businesses, we’ve got loads of great prizes for our silent auction from haircuts, to meals out and a variety of thing in between – treat yourself to a bargain or maybe grab some good … Continue reading