Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Rachel Reeves

Chancellor Philip Hammond invited to Kirkstall to break flood defence funding deadlock

Chancellor Philip Hammond has been invited to visit Kirkstall and Burley in an effort to break a multi-million pound deadlock over flood protection funding. Leeds...

Kirkstall flood defences debated in House of Commons

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves called on the Government to make more funding for upgraded flood defences along the Kirkstall corridor a priority. At Treasury...

Kirkstall Pale beer on tap in Parliament

West Leeds brewers Kirkstall Brewery were in Parliament this week as they celebrated having their Kirkstall Pale beer on tap in Strangers Bar. The beer...

Yorkshire Bank told to reconsider decision to close Bramley branch

Angry customers, councillors and the MP for Leeds West are calling on Yorkshire Bank to reconsider its proposals to close Bramley's Yorkshire Bank. The bank...

Calls for urgent Bramley Station safety upgrades – what do you think?

Bramley Station needs to be made safer - that's the call from passengers and Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves. Ms Reeves is demanding urgent action...

Survey reveals West Leeds accident hotspot fears – as MP calls for more 20mph zones

West Leeds residents have identified what they believe are the most dangerous stretches of road in the area. These include Kirkstall Road, Stanningley Road, Armley...

Leeds United star Kalvin Phillips backs Wortley FC’s new pitch plans

Leeds United star Kalvin Phillips has backed plans for new grass pitches at his boyhood club in Wortley. Wortley FC want to add two new...

Kirkstall floods: Three years on and it’s still all talk and no defences

Almost three years to the day since Kirkstall was flooded local businesses and politicians have come together to call for the government to stop...

‘Frustration’ as government avoids Kirkstall Road flood defence funding commitment

Floods minister Thérèse Coffey refused to offer a commitment to fully fund a planned flood defence scheme to protect Leeds from flooding experienced on...

West Leeds: Have your say on road safety and anti-social driving

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves is asking for YOUR opinions on how to improve road safety and tackle speeding. Ms Reeves says she has contacted...

Rachel Reeves MP urges businesses to join Farnley Reservoir action day

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves is encouraging local businesses to join a “Day of Action” to help clean up Farnley Reservoir. The reservoir is...

MPs enjoy Great Get Togethers in Armley and Pudsey

Two MPs enjoyed Great Get Together events in Armley and Pudsey - and united in their belief that we have far more in common...