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Freedom Riders lobby councillors

by Dave Gibson
Issue No. 2423

Some 30 Barnsley Freedom Riders protested outside a Barnsley Labour council meeting on Thursday of last week. They demanded the council reinstate free train travel for older people, which it cut from April. 

Campaigners have already won the reinstatement of free train travel for disabled people.

The first protest of the campaign was seven months ago and it has maintained a high level of activity.

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Tue 30 Sep 2014, 16:48 BST
Issue No. 2423
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