From Sheffield Trades Council:
Jeremy Corbyn’s office confirmed on Wednesday that he is coming to Sheffield this Friday 19th August for a public open air @JeremyforLabour rally in Barkers Pool 6pm to 8pm.
More details to follow but please pass on and let’s get a huge turnout!
Click here to read a confirmation of the announcement in the Sheffield Star.
This is the best video of the event uploaded to date:
An estimated two and a half to four thousand showed up to see Jeremy Corbyn’s speech. One of those present was Ken Loach, not there to speak but to film the speech as part of a forthcoming documentary.
BBC’s Look North also sent Political Editor Len Tingle along to report both before and after – the main issue still facing Corbyn, he says, is highlighted by the no-show of all five local Labour MPs (a reasonable observation in what was generally a fair report for a change):
The second report also includes a short interview with Corbyn:
Finally, here is somewhat more bristling analysis in the form of a controlled rant (not to everyone’s taste) from ‘the artist taxi driver’ on how entrenched establishment enemies are intent upon turning both Corbyn and his growing base of support into the scapegoat: