Fulwood Branch

Welcome to the Fulwood Branch of the Labour Party.

Fulwood City Council Ward area comprises Fulwood, Endcliffe, Lodge Moor, Nethergreen and Ranmoor, an area of 6,700 households and an electorate of just over 14,000 registered voters.

Currently, Fulwood Ward has 3 Liberal Democrat councillors, but in the 2015 elections the Labour share of the vote rose to 24% so we have a base on which to build.

About Fulwood Branch

There are over 300 Labour Party members in Fulwood Branch and almost 100 registered supporters and trade union affiliated members. Our main aims as a Branch are to:

  • Campaign locally to increase the Labour Party’s share of the vote in our ward and constituency, with the aim of retaining our Labour MP Jared O'Mara and securing the election of at least one Labour Councillor to represent our ward.
  • To support the Labour Party in its campaigning and to contribute to the development of national policy.
  • To campaign or contribute to campaigns for social justice locally, nationally and in other countries.

To fulfil these aims we depend upon our members contributing their time, ideas, skills and knowledge. Taking an active part in the work of the Branch is interesting and rewarding.

 

Fulwood Branch Labour Party Officers

Chair: Robert Howarth

Secretary: Mark Beckles Willson

Treasurer: Judy Horton

Vice Chair Membership: Ken Mapley

Campaign Co-ordinator: Jackie Kennedy 

Trade Union Liaison: Robert Howarth

 

Contact Fulwood Branch:

Email: fulwood@labourhallam.org.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/FulwoodWardLabourParty

Twitter: @fulwood_labour

 

Branch Meetings: 

In our Branch meetings we aim to have a detailed discussion of one or more current issues or policy subjects. We also frequently have interesting external speakers, recently Professor Mark Gamsu on Health Inequalities and Chris Hardy who runs the S6 Food Bank.

The Branch meets at 7.30pm on the third Tuesday of each month in The Annexe, Ranmoor Church Parish Centre, 5 Ranmoor Park Road, Sheffield, S10 3GX. 

 

Branch Documents:

Internal Fulwood Branch documents such as meeting minutes and discussion documents are emailed to members. An archive of these documents is held on a separate website requiring sign-in but available to branch members on request. Please contact us as above to gain access.

 

Public Documents:

The document DEVOLUTION AND DISADVANTAGE IN THE SHEFFIELD CITY REGION: An assessment of employment, skills and welfare policies by Dr David Etherington and Professor Martin Jones can be downloaded here. This is background material for the Open Meeting 'Devolution: What's the deal for Sheffield?' hosted by Fulwood Labour at the Hallam FC clubhouse at 19.30 on 26th April 2017.

Picture Quiz April 2017 - Test your knowledge of places and features in Fulwood Ward or entertain the kids. The question sheet is here and the answer sheet here.

 

LOCAL ELECTIONS 2016

Abbas Shah, Lizzie Ellen and Hafeas Rehman were our candidates in the local elections in May 2016.

 

 

A really successful Summer Foodbank Collection last weekend. Fulwood residents have again been very generous and we managed to fill 30 crates with food and other items. They also donated more than £140, the highest figure for any of our collections to date, which will be used to buy the items most needed by the S6 Foodbank. 

Foodbank_July_2017.jpg

Chris Hardy, the S6 Foodbank Coordinator said "Thankyou so much guys, we really needed these donations to help us meet the extra demand during the summer holidays. Many thanks to all the Fulwood Labour volunteers and also to the generous people of Fulwood." One of the volunteers running the stall commented “I am always so impressed by the generosity of Fulwood people at these foodbank collections. They revive my faith in the kindness of strangers to each other”.

Fulwood Summer Foodbank Collection

A really successful Summer Foodbank Collection last weekend. Fulwood residents have again been very generous and we managed to fill 30 crates with food and other items. They also donated...

Good to see our new MP Jared O’Mara at the Hallam School Community Fete on Saturday. It was a beautiful day and the event was very well attended. 

Jared met with the community police officers and community first responders and thanked them for their preventative work keeping us safe. Jared is the first Labour MP in the history of Sheffield Hallam.

Jared at the Fete

Good to see our new MP Jared O’Mara at the Hallam School Community Fete on Saturday. It was a beautiful day and the event was very well attended. 

Fulwood Labour are hosting an Open Meeting on the theme 'Devolution: What's the deal for Sheffield?' at the Hallam FC clubhouse at 19.30 on 26th April 2017. 

The speakers are Professor Martin Jones, Dept of Geography, University of Sheffield and Dr David Etherington, Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development, Middlesex University. This is a free event open to the public. See https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/devolution-whats-the-deal-for-sheffield-tickets-32975644039

Devolution Open Meeting

Fulwood Labour are hosting an Open Meeting on the theme 'Devolution: What's the deal for Sheffield?' at the Hallam FC clubhouse at 19.30 on 26th April 2017. 

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