Category Archives: Local campaigns

New events announced by Leeds Against the Cuts

TUESDAY 8th FEBRUARY 2.00pm Leeds Civic Hall Council Chamber public meeting against mental health cuts called by Leeds UNISON This month Leeds City Council is preparing to make a decision on cuts that could see sports centres, libraries, day centres and the Leeds Crisis centre closing, with up to 3000 local government jobs to go. [...]

Support the Egyptian People

SOLIDARITY WITH THE EGYPTIAN UPRISING VIGIL CALLED BY LEEDS COALITION AGAINST THE WAR 5pm FRIDAY 4th FEBRUARY DORTMUND SQUARE LEEDS LS1 – BRING PLACARDS -

Read-In Protest at City Library, Feb 5th

I’m delighted to say someone wrote in to say: “Hi, just to let you know that there is a read-in protest at Leeds City Library between 12 & 2 on Saturday 5th Feb. It is a family-friendly event and we hope there will be readings and storytellings as part of the event.”

Save Our Libraries Day, Feb 5th

Saturday, Feb 5th is Save Our Libraries Day.  I don’t know if there is an organised campaign in Leeds (we don’t feature on the Guardian map of protests), but at the very least consider going to your nearest library. Leeds is going to be affected - there is discussion of 20 libraries closing in the Leeds [...]

Save Leeds Crisis Centre

We have received an email from people campaigning to save Leeds Crisis Center: Please help us to save Leeds’ only instant access crisis counselling service from closure. Other counselling and mental health services already have long waiting lists and will soon be cut too. We are people who have used or valued Leeds Crisis Centre [...]