Enjoy these photo memories of Leeds in June 2001. PIC: Justin Lloyd
Enjoy these photo memories of Leeds in June 2001. PIC: Justin Lloyd

Leeds in June 2001 - 15 stories making the news

Education chiefs faced a backlash from parents and pupils at Leeds schools threatened with closure.

Saturday, 19th June 2021, 11:30 am

Parents from Leopold Primary in Chapeltown staged a demonstration outside Leeds Education headquarters in Merrion House while pupils at Tinshill Primary put pen to paper to voice their concerns. This was Leeds in June 2001, a month which also featured protests over a proposed siting of a mobile phone mast outside a Leeds school. Elsewhere food and drink was high on the news agenda as was the issue of homelessness. READ MORE: 51 photos to take you back to Leeds in 2001 LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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