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    Article: Sep 28, 2016

    Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland is supporting Voice Box, an annual joke-telling competition designed by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) and The Communication Trust to build schoolchildren's communication skills.

    Seven percent of children aged around five years have a specific speech and language impairment and a further 1.8% have speech, language and communication needs linked to other conditions, such as a learning disability, cerebral palsy and autism spectrum disorders.

  • Greg, Ian and Terry with the volunteers
    Article: Sep 26, 2016

    Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland has attended a coffee morning at Otley Old People's Welfare Centre in the town in the run up Macmillan Cancer Support's World's Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday, along with Mayor Ian Jackson and Otley bellman Terry Ford.

    Alongside the hot drinks and cakes on sale, the Centre also ran a raffle, tombola, and a number of stalls selling a variety of homemade soft furnishings and handicrafts, with all funds raised going towards Macmillan.

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    Article: Sep 23, 2016

    Local MP Greg Mulholland was the guest of honour at the 10thanniversary of Shire Oak Church of England Primary School in Headingley.

    Mr Mulholland, who assisted in the opening of the school as a relatively new MP ten years ago in 2006, was invited and asked unwrap six pieces of artwork, each representing the core values of the school, before each form group shared a cake and had a picnic on the school lawn, enjoying food from all around the world.

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    Article: Sep 23, 2016

    Yeadon MP Greg Mulholland attended a coffee morning today at "Wa" Sole Shoes in the town in the run up Macmillan Cancer Support's World's Biggest Coffee Morning next week.

    The shop was offering a variety of cakes and buns, along with tea and coffee, with all proceeds going towards Macmillan's efforts to support victims of cancer around the UK. The amount raised nationwide each year often reaches into the millions of pounds.

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    Article: Sep 22, 2016

    Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland has signed a pledge to defend the UK's countryside and wild places, and support UK action on climate change. It also calls on the government to ensure strong environmental standards following the EU referendum vote. The pledge has so far been signed by more than 50 MPs from across the political spectrum.

  • Folk Festival
    Article: Sep 19, 2016

    Local MP Greg Mulholland has praised the organisers of the 25th Otley Folk Festival for pulling off another fantastic event.

    The line-up for the landmark 'silver jubilee' event included Du Temps Antan, The Churchfitters, Lucy Ward and Vin Garbutt.

    The festival also saw the reunion of many of the original acts who performed at the inaugural Otley Folk Festival in 1991, including Stanley Accrington, Robin Garside, Dave Vermond, Last Orders and Tanglefoot. Mulholland's own band Summercross played on Friday night at Kork's.

  • Give Otley Its Town Hall!
    Article: Sep 15, 2016

    The Give Otley its Town Hall! campaign has published figures of the real cost of giving Otley back its town hall and large theatre - and the cost is not only massively lower than previous costs, but is entirely affordable and realistic coming in at under £1.5 million (including VAT) - just over £1.2 million for the actual construction costs.

  • Greg with compere Steve Brownbill and his three daughters
    Article: Sep 12, 2016

    Local MP Greg Mulholland yesterday attended the annual Bramhope Show, held at the Robert Craven Memorial Hall, with proceeds going towards the upkeep of the community venue.

    The show featured a number of competitions, where members of the public could enter flowers, fruit and vegetables, photographs and cakes for judging, as well as a number of stalls and games provided by local organisations. There was also live music, a beer tent, and a burger stall.

  • Greg with some awards winners.
    Article: Sep 12, 2016

    Cookridge MP Greg Mulholland has presented the trophies at the Cookridge and District Horticultural Society Show, including his award for best horticultural exhibit.

    The annual show, which on Saturday celebrated its 73rd year, included a huge number of exhibits and competitions, including flowers, plants, fruit and vegetables, as well as photography, arts and crafts, cookery and children's poetry.

  • Greg with event organisers Nigel and Callum Francis, and his three daughters.
    Article: Sep 12, 2016

    Otley MP Greg Mulholland has attended the Otley Vintage Transport Extravaganza, an annual event attracting over 500 vehicles, ranging from large steam engines to military vehicles to classic cars.

    Held on Knotford Nook on Pool Road, this year's attractions also included an accordion band, birds of prey, and terrier racing.