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Homophobia In Sport

Leeds’s openly gay Member of Parliament, Stuart Andrew talks to Phil Stewart, founder of Leeds Hornets RFC about homophobia in sport.

Alarmed at gender imbalance among those willing to help save a life – charity asks men in Leeds ‘Are you going to show?’

Delete Blood Cancer UK, the charity that recruits potential blood stem cell donors, is alarmed at the gender imbalance among those registering to donate. Of the one hundred thousand people who have registered as potential blood stem cell donors since they launched in 2013, sixty-five percent are female. This imbalance is reflected in the 1,726 people from Leeds who have registered with it.

Stuart Andrew MP backs Foster Care Fortnight

Stuart Andrew MP is backing the call for the people of Pudsey, Horsforth & Aireborough to come forward and make their connection with fostering during The Fostering Network’s annual Foster Care Fortnight campaign.

Stuart Andrew joins local residents on march to protest against Green Belt development

Last weekend, Stuart Andrew joined local residents as they marched nearly four miles through Rawdon and Horsforth to help promote awareness of the amount of Green Belt land that will be lost as a result of the housing target set by Leeds City Council as part of its Site Allocations Plan.  Despite the adverse weather conditions, over 300 people turned up on the day, showing the strength of feeling that so many residents have about this issue.