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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

Student occupation updates: Nottingham, Newcastle and Leeds

02 December 2010
Leeds University occupation goes into second week Some 100 students have been occupying Leeds University since Day X, Wednesday 24 November. They went in following the march by 3,000 people in the city against education cuts.

Occupation at Leeds shows student strength

29 November 2010
Students at the University of Leeds are now into their sixth day of occupation – and support for them is growing.

Leeds occupation to host all-Leeds general assembly

27 November 2010
From the occupation

Day X: Pictures from Leeds student protest

24 November 2010

Day X live coverage of student protests across Britain

24 November 2010
7.19pm The occupation at Leeds University is growing. A local cafe is donating 100 portions of rice and dahl for the students.

Leeds protesters shut down Vodafone

28 October 2010
Around 30 activists in Leeds shut down all three Vodafone stores in the city centre today, Thursday, in protest at the company’s legal tax dodge of £6 billion in tax.

Amber cars drivers send clear signal

26 October 2010
Two hundred and fifty drivers at the Amber Car firm in Leeds last week refused to work after a £10 a week increase in rental charges.

Bolton protester is innocent

12 October 2010
Dane Kelly, a 24-year-old student from Leeds, was cleared on Monday of a charge of using threatening and abusive words and behaviour against a police officer.

‘It’s like the Tories are ghettoising poor people’

03 August 2010
Clare suffers from depression and mental health problems, and is unable to work. She lives in Leeds and relies on housing benefit. She spoke to Socialist Worker about the impact the Tory proposals will have on her life.

Leeds and Nottingham teachers strike against bullying

27 July 2010
Teachers at Farnley Park Mathematics and Computing College in Leeds, West Yorkshire, struck on Wednesday of last week over bullying. The strike involved members of all three unions at the school &#8211; the NUT, NASUWT and ATL.

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