The People’s March for the NHS was launched on Mother’s Day this year. The aim of the march is to build support for the NHS and oppose the privatisation of our hospitals and health services.

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The march will follow the route of the Jarrow Crusade, beginning on 16th August and finishing with a march on Parliament on 6th September.

The marchers are due to arrive in Harrogate from Ripon on Thursday 21st August and march to Leeds on Friday 22nd. A support group is being set up in Harrogate to welcome and accommodate the marchers when they arrive in town.

An organising meeting is taking place on Monday 7th July at the Catholic Club in Harrogate, beginning 7.30 pm. All welcome!

For more information on the Harrogate support group, please contact Helen Burke: helen.burke4[at]gmail.com

For further details about the march nationally, please see the following link:


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