Project Development Officer

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An exciting opportunity to work on Transport & Liveable Leeds projects Leeds Civic Trust is recruiting for a one-year post to support a number of initiatives to deliver its Transport Vision, in particular a year-long project Imagine an Excellent Bus Service for Leeds exploring peoples’ experience of bus services in Leeds and how public transport […]

Blue Plaques Independent Review – Share your thoughts!

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Please spare 10-15 minutes to help make the city’s blue plaques scheme one that truly represents our city. Leeds Civic Trust is responsible for the city’s largest blue plaques scheme. Since 1989 the Trust has erected 180 plaques across Leeds commemorating significant historical figures, buildings and events in locations which are associated with them. Most […]

Blue Plaques of Leeds Vol II – Now on sale

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We are delighted to announce the long-awaited second volume devoted to the Trust’s Blue Plaques scheme is now available to order. Lavishly illustrated throughout, this 162-page edition covers the 98 plaques unveiled between June 2001 and October 2017 – picking up where our previous volume Leeds Blue Plaques left off. Blue Plaques of Leeds: The Next Collection […]

HS2 Train

Should HS2 be cancelled?

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Should HS2 be cancelled? The government is conducting a review of the HS2 high speed rail project to connect Leeds and Manchester to London via Birmingham following concerns that costs may have risen to £100 billion; by the time you read this the outcome may be known!  The following are my personal thoughts on the […]