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Read DAVID HOPPS’ plan for Wetherby in our by-election leaflet

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 10 December, 2019

Support David Hopps in the Wetherby by-election for a better environment

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 25 November, 2019

David Hopps would take up a councillor role full-time if he won the Wetherby by-election for Leeds City Council on December 12 – and improving our environment would be one of his priorities. He has also committed to working closely with the politically-neutral Boston Spa green group if elected to help turn aspirations into reality. […]

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Wetherby Tories up to dirty tricks again – THE FACTS

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 19 November, 2019

Wetherby Tories are up to their dirty tricks again! This time the target is David Hopps, our candidate in the Wetherby by-election. Clearly David has them rattled! David voluntarily stood down from Bramham Parish Council in July because his professional commitments meant time away from home was affecting his attendance at meetings. Instead he committed himself […]

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Fostering community spirit is priority for Wetherby Lib Dems

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 15 November, 2019

The endless Tory monopoly in the Wetherby area has stripped our communities of a chance to debate the decisions that affect our lives. It’s time for change – and that change can come about by electing a Lib Dem councillor on December 12. Handing power back to communities, rather than increasing centralised State power, is […]

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Wetherby commuters need more than gimmicks in Leeds pollution fight

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 23 July, 2019

Leeds City Council’s plans to randomly close certain roads in the city to cars to promote the fight against pollution in the city is little more than a political gimmick that will not deliver real change for commuters in the Wetherby area, according to Wetherby Liberal Democrats. David Hopps, secretary of Wetherby Liberal Democrats, said […]

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Lib Dems hail best result in Wetherby for nearly 40 years

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 5 May, 2019

David Hopps hailed the Liberal Democrats’ finest result in Wetherby for nearly 40 years after finishing a clear second in the Leeds City Council and confirming the Lib Dems as the only realistic challengers to the Conservatives. Liberal Democrats gained more votes than Labour and the Greens combined after strong campaigning in the Wetherby area […]

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Late-night bar would threaten Boston Spa Post Office

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 25 April, 2019

If Wetherby Liberal Democrats have one overriding priority for Boston Spa it is to protect the town’s Post Office. That explains our opposition to an application for a drinks licence, plus music, for the property next door. Post offices are closing all over the country – and we have one to treasure. Lib Dem candidate […]

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Racecourse Approach estate is a “non runner” says Hopps

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 4 April, 2019

Wetherby Liberal Democrats continue to oppose the scheme for 800 houses opposite Wetherby Racecourse on the edge of the town. As the Wetherby News has reported, the scheme was deferred at a meeting of Leeds City Council’s city plans panel last week. But it remains in the Site Allocation Plan – which determines where building […]

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Sustrans grant rewards Wetherby campaigners

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 24 March, 2019

Wetherby Liberal Democrats have reacted with delight to the news that local cyclists have won their long campaign for improvements to the cycling network between Harrogate and Tadcatser and beyond. Sustrans, the national cycling and walking charity, will manage a further investment of £21m towards national cycling provision – and after may years of effort […]

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Lib Dems verdict on Wetherby cinema expansion

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 19 March, 2019

David Hopps, Liberal Democrat candidate for Wetherby ward in the forthcoming Leeds City Council elections, wants more answers on behalf of nearby residents before throwing his full weight behind expansion plans for Wetherby Cinema. New owners of Wetherby Film Theatre have submitted an application to extend the venue in Caxton Street to provide a cafe-bar […]

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