Month: July 2014

Guest article: Young Labour’s Lab3seats

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Young Labour activists from Harrow and Brighton and Hove joined forces this weekend for our very own three seat challenge. We had Young Labour members pounding the pavements of Pavilion, Kemptown and Hove – all crucial marginal seats – to spread the word together. The weekend was a triumph. It cemented a partnership between Harrow and Brighton and Hove Young Labour groups which began in April with a joint campaign weekend in Harrow. Since becoming sister clubs, both Brighton and Hove and Harrow Young Labour have gone from strength to strength. The excitement of meeting other like-minded activists and thetogetherness of eating, sleeping and campaigning together simply cannot be beaten. We thoroughly recommend that other Young Labour clubs join forces to replicate activities such as the Labour Three Seat Challenge that engage young people and take the fight to the Tories. Read the rest of this entry »


LabourMums results

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The figures are in. 7 core campaigners visited Carlisle and Morecambe as part of the #LabourMums weekend on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 July 2014.

The highlights: #LabourMums visited Carlisle (Lee Sheriff) and Morecambe (Amina Lone); engaged 25 activists124 volunteer hours, 680 contacts made and 2500 leaflets delivered.

Lab3seats August 2014: Brighton and Hove challenge

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Saturday 16 August 2014

09.17: Train from Victoria station to Hove station

(If you need help with the cost of travel please get in touch. We have received donations to help cover the costs.)

10.15: Meet in Hove (meet Hove train station)

10.30: On the ‪#LabourDoorstep‬ for Pete Kyle (PPC for Hove)

(Hove CLP are kindly providing a packed lunch)

12.15: Hit the road to Brighton Pavilion (meet Stanmer Park Tavern, 292 Ditchling Road, Fiveways, Brighton, BN1 6JG)

13.00: On the #LabourDoorstep for Purna Sen (PPC for Brighton Pavilion)

14.45: Hit the road to Brighton Kemptown (meet 5A the Ridgeway Woodingdean​ BN2 6PE)

15.15: On the #LabourDoorstep for Nancy Platts (PPC for Brighton Kemptown)

17.00: Food and refreshments being organised by the two Brighton CLPs. People can head back home/to London in their own time.

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Labour has selected a number of different candidates for the next election. This includes two excellent people, Lee Sherriff and Amina Lone. They are both single mums and working round the clock to win to win Carlisle (target seat 15) and Morecambe (14) respectively. We are joining them for an intensive weekend of #Labourdoorstep. All welcome, training and accommodation provided.

Friday 25 July 2014

18.15: Meet at Euston station

18.30: Train to Carlisle (arrive 21.49)
19.46: Train from Manchester Piccadilly (arrive 22.00)

Accommodation sorted

Saturday 26 July 2014

09.00: Leafleting for

11.00: Door knocking in Carlisle for Lee Sherriff

13.00: Lunch

14.00: Door knocking in Carlisle for Lee Sherriff

16.49: Train to Lancaster / Morecambe

18.30: Pizza and drinks | Accommodation included

Sunday 27 July 2014

09.00: Leafleting for

11.00: Door knocking in Morecambe for Amina Lone

13.00: Lunch

14.00: Door knocking in Morecambe for Amina Lone

16.27: Train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly (arrive 18.09)
16.57: Train from Lancaster to London (arrive 20.38)

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The July 2014 medalists

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Medalists: 13 core campaigners visited Chatham and Aylesford, Dover and Deal and Hasting and Rye as part of the Kent and Coast #Lab3seats challenge on Saturday 12 July 2014.

The highlights: The Kent and Coast challenge visited Chatham and Aylesford (Tristan Osborne), Dover and Deal (Clair Hawkins) and Hasting and Rye (Sarah Owen); engaged 32 activists; 89 volunteer hours, 653 contacts made.