Tag: Protest

Sports centre campaigners plan ‘South Leeds Olympic Torch’ protest event

Sally Cieslik from the SPLASH campaign fighting to reopen South Leeds Sports Centre guest posts on a mock South Leeds Olympic Torch event on Sunday, April 1 at noon to highlight what they claim is a lack of sports facilities in the area. The real Olympic Torch is due to come

Get ready for the ‘Olympic flame run’ to highlight sports centre closure

Those of you passing through Beeston and Holbeck in recent days may have seen lots of posters springing up in shops, community centres and bus stops advertising the latest event from the SPLASH campaign to reopen South Leeds Sports Centre. The posters are advertising SPLASH’s own ‘Olympic Flame Run’ protest,

Video: Leeds United fans in protest march

Police stimate that about 1,000 Leeds United fans marched from City Square, through Holbeck and parts of Beeston to Elland Road foootball ground yesterday to call for a change in ownership of the club. Check out more details here. Here’s a short video of part of the march: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrCtoA1YCbM&w=420&h=315] And

Pool cue Sports centre protesters demand a rethink

A GROUP fighting to reopen a Leeds sports centre lobbied councillors as they discussed proposals for it to be replaced by a school in south Leeds. Leeds City Council’s executive board was yesterday considering moving forward with the plan for a primary school on the site of the former South