Tobacco Report Slates Bradford

Tobacco Report Slates Bradford

The West Yorkshire Pension Fund has more assets invested in the tobacco industry than any other local authority pension fund in the country according to a report in today’s Guardian. This was based on data compiled from more than a hundred Freedom of Information requests. The Fund is administered...

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Cable warns of crisis on High Streets

Cable warns of crisis on High Streets

Responding to the news that House of Fraser went into administration before being bought out by Sports Direct, Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable said: “This is yet another example of the crisis in our high streets. There are many factors that appear to have contributed to this administration, s...

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Lib Dems launch campaign for a Country Park

Lib Dems launch campaign for a Country Park

Idle and Thackley Liberal Democrats have launched a campaign to persuade Bradford Council and Yorkshire Water to create a brand new Country Park on surplus land in and around Esholt and Idle and Thackley ward. People can show their support by going on line at: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/cou...

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Rate of severely obese primary pupils hits all-time high

Rate of severely obese primary pupils hits all-time high

Figures published today by Public Health England show that nationally one child in 25 aged between 10-11 in their last year at primary school is obese. Shockingly figures for Bradford show that MORE than 40 per cent of children in the Bradford district are overweight or obese when they leave prim...

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Child poverty rising twice as fast as feared

Child poverty rising twice as fast as feared

Following the publication of a Living Standards Audit by the Resolution Foundation, published today, Jeanette Sunderland , Lib Dem, Idle and Thackley said "As a matter of urgency, deep cuts to Universal Credit and benefits that are disproportionately hurting poorer families should be reversed. To...

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We have moved to our new office

We have moved to our new office

From Monday June 25th 2018, we have moved into Albion Mills Business Centre in Greengates. Our New Address is: Room 13, Third Floor, Albion Mills Business Centre, Albion Road, Bradford, BD10 9TQ.

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