Let’s Make 2023 Happen!

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With less than two weeks to go before Leeds officially submits it’s European Capital of Culture 2023 Bid Book, its difficult not to start getting carried away with the possibilities, energy and benefits that this award would give us. The excellently produced Bid Book doesn’t shy away from the challenges that this city faces, from […]

Aarhus, is a very very very fine hus…

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[caption id="attachment_1818" align="alignright" width="146"] David Lumb enjoys Aarhus![/caption] I was delighted to be given the opportunity to attend The Academy of Urbanism’s annual congress, which took place this year in Aarhus in September. Aside from the fact that the Academy of Urbanism has interests which coalesce with those of the Trust (for example development, design, […]

York Stone Thefts – Heritage Crime

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York Stone Thefts Blighting Leeds. York stone is the distinctive natural textured stone quarried in Yorkshire that features in much of the paving in the older parts of the city, particularly in places like Harehills, Headingley, Woodhouse, Burley, Armley, Cross Green, Roundhay, Oakwood, Gledhow, Beeston, Pudsey and Chapel Allerton. For some time the residents of […]

August Round-Up

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August Round Up  A different format this month as we have not had any formal developer presentations but two quite lengthy internal discussions on our objectives for next year (what does the Committee do and how will we do it?) and on the draft LCT Transport Strategy being prepared by a sub-group of members. We […]