Local News

Disability support in Elmet & Rothwell

Alec visited Wharfedale House in Wetherby last week to see how the service supports disabled people living in the area. Wharfedale House is a Leonard Cheshire Disability service providing a range of services for up to 18 adults, predominantly with physical disabilities. The service also has a charity shop on Cross Street in Wetherby where… Read more »

Prime Minister’s Flood Envoy visits Elmet & Rothwell

Alec Shelbrooke welcomed the Prime Minister’s Yorkshire Flood Envoy, Robert Goodwill MP, to Elmet & Rothwell on Thursday 14th January. Over the Christmas and New Year period Alec was out and about across the constituency, helping local residents impacted by flooding and promised to raise several issues to Ministerial attention. Alec said: “After conducting a… Read more »

A revolution in mental health treatment

Today the Prime Minister has announced new measures to support mental health care and awareness in England, an issue Alec talked about extensively throughout the General Election campaign in early 2015. Mental health is a crucial issue here in Elmet & Rothwell where we have some great community initiatives to support those experiencing mental health difficulties. Alec… Read more »

Flooding across Elmet & Rothwell

Over the Christmas and New Year period Alec was out and about across Elmet & Rothwell helping local residents impacted by flooding. After conducting a survey of all flooding hotspots on Sunday 27th December 2016 it was evident that most flood defences and alleviation schemes had performed properly and utilised designated floodplains to protect homes and… Read more »