Freedom Rally takes place in Leeds city centre causing road closures and bus delays

A 'Freedom Rally' opposing Covid vaccines for children and vaccine passports took place in Leeds today (Saturday).

Saturday, 18th September 2021, 4:13 pm

Rolling road closures were in place as the marchers made their way around the city centre.

Protests are taking place across the UK as part of the 'Worldwide Rally for Freedom'.

An post for the Leeds march on social media reads: "Together we are free

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A previous Freedom Rally demo in Leeds (Photo: @Svengelskamann1).

"We are taking a stand against the government lies, vaccinating our children and opposition to vaccine passports."

First Bus tweeted: "A protest is scheduled to take place in Leeds City Centre today from 13:00 at Millennium Square. Rolling road blocks will be in place and this is likely to cause disruption to services.

"Please allow additional travel time where possible."

Freedom Rally taking place in Leeds city centre with road closures and bus delays expected

Last updated: Saturday, 18 September, 2021, 15:46

Video shows protesters marching through Leeds city centre

Congestion is building in the city centre due to the protest

Bus delays expected due to the protest

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