Thousands join one of biggest anti-Brexit rallies in north

Thousands march through Leeds city centre in anti-Brexit rally Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Pro-EU campaigners from our region were taking part in what was described as one of the biggest rallies against Brexit in the north.

Thousands of people went on the Stop Brexit march through Leeds city centre. Crowds packed into Victoria Gardens near the Art Gallery for the protest.

Leeds was one of only three local authorities in Yorkshire where residents voted for Remain in the historic 2016 referendum, Credit: ITV Yorkshire

It was organised by the Leeds for Europe group, which claims that a growing number of people want the government to think again about leaving the EU.

The event coincides with the one year anniversary of the triggering of Article 50.

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