Tag: Leeds Stand Up To Racism

Councillors support plaque to the Battle of Holbeck Moor

Leeds City Council heard a deputation from Leeds Stand Up To Racism about plans to commemorate the ‘Battle of Holbeck Moor’ when local people prevented the British Union of Fascists from holding a rally on the moor, at their meeting yesterday (10 July 2024). Beeston resident Sam Kirk spoke for

Vigil will mark anniversary of George Floyd murder

Anti-racist protesters will ‘take the knee’ at a vigil in Cross Flatts Park, Beeston tomorrow at 6pm (25 May 2021) on the first anniversary of the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis Policeman Derek Chauvin. The death of George Floyd reinvigorated the Black Lives Matter campaign and saw demonstrations around