Tag: march

Beeston and Holbeck residents call for a ceasefire in Gaza

A group of 20 Beeston and Holbeck residents, activists and trades unionists met at Cross Flatts Park on Saturday (20 January 2024) and walked together into central Leeds to join the Leeds March for Palestine organised by Leeds Palestine Solidarity Campaign. Carrying a ‘Beeston for Palestine’ banner and ‘Freedom for

One Year on – Anti-bedroom tax demonstrators take to the streets again

  Anti-bedroom tax campaigners in Leeds are set to take to the streets of the city centre again on Saturday (April 5 2014) to protest against the policy a year after its introduction. A demonstration marking the introduction of the bedroom tax last year attracted over 1,000 people. The demonstration

Marchers To Call For No Bedroom Tax Evictions

Campaigners opposed to the Bedroom Tax will march in Leeds this Saturday. The group Hands Off Our Homes have organised the demonstration and expect 1,000 people to join them. The so-called “Bedroom Tax” is a reduction in Housing Benefit for households who are deemed to have “too many” bedrooms. It