Hi all, a really quick one this. Hands Off Our Homes and Leeds Welfare Fightback will be joining what looks like being a huge demo against austerity on Wednesday 27th May – gathering at 5pm in Victoria Gardens, in front of Leeds art gallery. Here’s the link to the Facebook event – getting on for 4000 people […]


Well, I guess this article says quite a lot of what I want to say to people reading this page. Following the election results many of us may be feeling overwhelmed, afraid and helpless. If so, please don’t just struggle on alone; turn to friends and neighbours, reach out to anyone you know who is on […]


This update includes information about a planned week of action on benefits from Saturday 25th April to Saturday 2nd May. We also include a report of the petition on housing to Leeds City Council, organised by TUSC (Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition). Hands Off Our Homes and Leeds Welfare Fightback have participated in a project […]


First of all, thanks to all those who have worked tirelessly over the last few months to organise and build for Saturday’s march for the NHS. There were upwards of 1500 people on the demo (see our photo gallery here), which is a great turnout – not surprising given that every one of us will […]


First off, please, please try to attend the Leeds March for the NHS this Saturday – rallying at 11.30 in Victoria Gardens (in front of the library/art gallery). Demands are to stop unsafe cuts and closures to save money end the NHS funding freeze and increase spending to fund the need for health care end […]


Thursday 19th March is a national Day of Action Against Sanctions called by Unite Community, and supported by claimants groups and welfare camapign groups all over the country.  In Leeds, we’ll be gathering in Briggate, near the Body Shop, at 12 noon to show our determination to see off this cruel regime of punishment and […]


On 15th of January a meeting was held to launch an intense campaign against sanctions within the benefits system. The new group will now be meeting regularly, and will next be meeting at 6.30pm on Tuesday 27th January, at Ebor Court, Skinner Street, LS1 4ND. This is in the area between Westgate and Wellington Street, […]


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