The Constituency consists of five council wards linking Leeds City Council and Wakefield District Council. Below is a photo from the 1920’s of a group of men outside the Hare and Hounds Inn, which is still an active pub and centre of the community today. ○ Boggle. The name Ardsley is a derivative of 'Erdeslau' - under which name it appears in the Domesday Book. The Roman road from York to Chester ran through the village and its path is roughly that of the straight run from Birkenshaw to Drighlington traffic lights. There are a number of commercial buildings such as pubs, takeaways, restaurants and small shops. Morley and Outwood constituency wards. Parliament approved the recommendation of the Boundary Commission's Fifth Periodic Review of Westminster constituencies to create this new ("cross-border") constituency as a consequence of West Yorkshire losing one parliamentary seat following more rapid population increase in other regions. The Morley and Outwood constituency was first contested in 2010.It consists of the town of Morley, in the City of Leeds metropolitan district, and around Outwood in the City of Wakefield district. From the City of Wakefield: Stanley and Outwood East; Wrenthorpe and Outwood West. Below are pictures taken of Leeds Road, in Outwood, from both today and the past: (http://outwoodcommunityvideo.co.uk/st-johns-leeds-road--outwoo.html). 1 History 2 Governance 3 Geography The demographic measures are from the 2011 Census and include categories relating Analysing local elections in the Leeds part of the constituency has been complicated in recent years by the successful emergence of the Morley Borough Independents (MBI) in 2004, who continue to dominate the two Morley wards today. Situated in the Morley North council ward, Drig is built around Adwalton Moor and is surrounded by green spaces and the A650 to one side. Morley & Outwood has never been an electoral certainty for Labour. All rights reserved. The pottery industry thrived in the area, and in the centre of the village were kilns, which gave rise to name pot ‘ole or pot ‘oil, which is still used by some locals to describe the village centre. It subsequently closed after the formation of the NHS in 1948. https://outwoodcommunityvideo.co.uk/wrenthorpe-remembered-3/carr-gate-sanitoriumfever.html#previous-photo. I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like. Below is a photograph of the accident: Below is roughly the same spot today, the railway bridge can still be seen: Tingley is a town in the middle of Morley and Outwood. Boundary of Morley and Outwood in West Yorkshire. Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. Average age of adults (18 years and above). Indicator definitions are given in terms of political data definitions or census categories: This table shows the predicted future general election result broken down over each ward in the seat The Morley and Outwood constituency was first contested in 2010.It consists of the town of Morley, in the City of Leeds metropolitan district, and around Outwood in the City of Wakefield district. Below is Pawson Street, in Robin Hood both today and in the past: (http://outwoodcommunityvideo.co.uk/robin-hood-remembered/r1_8.html). For those of you who like the outdoors Ardsley reservoir is located in West Ardsley and is a great place for a walk, to take pets or the enjoy with the family. Wrenthorpe is also home to Wrenthorpe park boasting facilities including tennis courts, a bowling green, children’s playground and football pitch. Balls narrowly lost the seat at the 2015 general election to Conservative Andrea Jenkyns which was described by Larry Elliott of The Guardian as the Portillo moment of the election. Boundary of Morley and Outwood in West Yorkshire. Please note that general election results and electorates are not officially made available ward-by-ward. It consists of the town of Morley, in the City of Leeds metropolitan district, and around Outwood in the City of Wakefield district. Near to this Mansion you could also find the ‘Cardigan Sanatorium’, also known as the ‘Carr Gate Fever Hospital’. In order to return a Labour Government, Morley and Outwood constituency must change control from Conservative to Labour. The remainder of the former Normanton constituency was divided between the Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford constituency and the Wakefield constituency. Read more on the Wrenthorpe Community Association website here: http://www.wrenthorpecommunity.org.uk/community.php.