My Views

September 19th, 2023
Written by John Grogan

PRESS RELEASE 

John Grogan, Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Keighley and Ilkley, has hosted Labour’s new Shadow Small Business Minister Rushanara Ali MP on a visit to Keighley. She met local business leaders at a meeting in the conference room in Airedale Shopping Centre. Rushanara who was the first British Bangladeshi elected to Parliament revealed that her father had spent two years working and living in the town in the 1960’s soon after arriving from Bangladesh before moving to London.

September 11th, 2023
Written by John Grogan

What better way for Bradford City Hall to start its second 150 years today than to host the Great Northern Conference in its magnificent council chamber which is often used by filmmakers as a double for Parliament itself.

September 6th, 2023
Written by John Grogan

The Holy Family Catholic School in Keighley has been partially closed this week because suspected reinforced concrete (RAAC) has been discovered in the buildings. Only Years 7 and 11 started school on time and it is hoped other pupils will be back in next week.

September 2nd, 2023
Written by John Grogan

All passengers on the Keighley town network will benefit from a £1 flat fare, while the K3 and K7 services will increase in frequency – running every ten minutes and every 12 minutes respectively.

August 31st, 2023
Written by John Grogan

PRESS RELEASE 

As the consultation on the plan to close station ticket offices comes to an end today Labour’s Parliamentary candidate for Keighley and Ilkley John Grogan has said that only the Government can save Keighley and Ilkley Station ticket offices from closure and that the decision is not in the hands of the rail operator Northern. He has drawn attention to a letter sent to a concerned constituent in October 2022 by local Conservative MP Robbie Moore.

August 30th, 2023
Written by John Grogan

PRESS RELEASE 

Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Keighley and Ilkley John Grogan has expressed concern at the failure of Airedale Hospital to meet a key cancer target.