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Leeds council sacks a leading strategist behind the racist EDL

09 August 2012
A key figure in the shadowy network of strategists behind the racist English Defence League (EDL) has been sacked by Leeds City Council.

Climate caravan tour wins widespread support

22 May 2012
Climate activists are touring Britain with the Caravan for a Million Climate Jobs. Some 30 people attended the caravan’s meeting in Leeds last week, with a similar number turning out in Derby.

Tories get in a pickle in Leeds

28 February 2012
Hundreds of anti-Tory protesters gathered in central Leeds last Saturday to tell communities secretary Eric Pickles he was not welcome.

Angry marchers show Eric Pickles he is not welcome in Leeds

26 February 2012
Hundreds of anti-Tory protesters gathered in central Leeds yesterday (Saturday) so that communities secretary Eric Pickles would know he was not welcome. Students, NHS campaigners and delegations of trade unionists marched from Woodhouse Moor to the Queen's Hotel, where Pickles was due to address the Tory local government conference.

Don’t take us for a ride, say Arrow Taxis drivers

04 February 2012
Scores of drivers at Leeds-Bradford Airport’s private hire taxi provider walked out on Friday of last week after 11 of them were suspended.

Pupil's parents 'gagged' in Leeds

06 December 2011
Parents of children at Prince Henry’s Grammar School in Otley, Leeds, protested wearing gags outside the school on Thursday of last week.

Pickets win support in Otley

28 November 2011
Teachers at Prince Henry’s Grammar School in Otley, Leeds, struck for three days last week.

Students and parents join Prince Henry's Grammar School strikers on the picket line

23 November 2011
Around 100 teachers, parents and school students picketed Prince Henry's Grammar School in Otley, Leeds, this morning, Wednesday.

Leeds teachers strike against academy plans

22 November 2011
Teachers at Prince Henry’s Grammar School in Otley, Leeds, began a three-day strike on Tuesday of this week.

Lively anti-academy strike at Prince Henry's Grammar School

15 November 2011
Teachers at Prince Henry’s Grammar School in Otley, Leeds, took part in a lively strike on Thursday of last week.

Miserable day for EDL racists in London and Leeds

11 October 2011
Supporters of the racist English Defence League (EDL) were humiliated in central London last Saturday.

Miserable day for EDL in London and Leeds

08 October 2011
Supporters of the racist English Defence League (EDL) were humiliated in central London today, Saturday.

Leeds College of Building on strike

12 July 2011
Lecturers at Leeds College of Building struck over job and pay cuts on Wednesday of last week. They had also struck the previous week on 30 June.

Education workers vote for strikes on jobs, pay and pensions

21 June 2011
Lecturers at Leeds College of Building have voted by 77 percent for strikes over attacks on jobs and pay.

Protests on 30 June

21 June 2011
Birmingham: 12 noon, Victoria SquareBristol: 11am from College GreenBrighton: 10.30am, the LevelCambridge: 12noon, Parkers Piece lCardiff: 12noon, City HallGlasgow: 12noon, George SquareLeeds: 12noon, City SquareLeicester: 11.30am, New Walk CentreLiverpool: 12 noon, St George’s PlateauLondon: 11.30am, Lincoln’s Inn FieldManchester: 11am All Saints ParkNewcastle: 1pm, MonumentNorwich:

Leeds housing workers strike

31 May 2011
Housing support workers at the Touchstone mental health charity in Leeds struck on Friday last week.

Anti-Tory mood at Leeds University

05 April 2011
Over 50 students marched to the Leeds University Senate meeting on Thursday of last week.

All the banners on the TUC anti-cuts demo, 26 March 2011

31 March 2011
Acton Community Theatre Afghans Against Neo-Feudalism Alexandra Park School Anglesey Primary School Against the Cuts Artists Against Cuts Arts Against Cuts Aslef Black and Ethnic Minority Members Aslef Doncaster Aslef Glasgow Aslef Kings Cross Aslef Leeds 116 Branch Aslef LGBT Aslef national banner Aslef Port Talbot Aslef Ramsgate Aslef Southern Region Aslef Waterloo Nine Elms Aslef Women Members Association of Educational Psychologists Association of Musical Marxists Association of Revenue and Customs</

Lecturers ballot for strikes at University of Leeds

08 February 2011
UCU union members at the University of Leeds are balloting for strike action after management failed to honour their side of an agreement reached last year over jobs.

Pictures from Leeds Day X2

02 December 2010


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