Protestors - including Ivy Needham, Beth the dog and Hilda Smith pictured - were up in arms over proposals to close a series of day centres across the city. This was Leeds in September 2001, a month which also featured the end of mixed sex wards at Leeds General Infirmary. Elsewhere an up and coming Leeds Rhinos academy player who would go on to become a club legend was recognised for a season of achievement. READ MORE: 26 Leeds publicans you may remember from the early 2000s LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook
Leeds in September 2001 - 14 stories making the news
It was a month which featured a 'picnic protest' on the steps of Leeds Civic Hall.
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