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Weekly City Spotlight: Leeds


Leeds by Night

Located in West Yorkshire, the city of Leeds offers a lively and vibrant break with a great range of attractions to visit. With first class shopping facilities located across the city including the Victoria Quarter, Leeds is home to a number of attractions from the amazing treasures of the Royal Armouries Museum and Leeds City Museum, to the splendour of stately homes such as Temple Newsam House. Attracting thousands of visitors, the university city of Leeds includes historic places of interest such as Kirkstall Abbey as well as the Armley Mills, in contrast to the recently opened First Direct Arena, a modern super-theatre entertainment centre.  With a fantastic array of restaurants and clubs, Leeds also holds a number of festivals throughout the year, celebrating all this great city has to offer.

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Weekly City Spotlight: Bradford


Skyline view of the city of Bradford

Situated in West Yorkshire in the North of England, Bradford is a city which has much to offer.  Located close to Wakefield and Leeds, at the base of the Pennines, in 1847 it became a municipal borough and achieved city status in 1897.  In 1974, this status was extended to the metropolitan borough of the City of Bradford, following the introduction of the Local Government Act 1972.

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