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Newsletter #01: Community Arts, Alternative Housing, and the Importance of Planners

Hi everyone,

My name's George, I'm a freelance writer and tutor, and I've recently been working with Same Skies, focusing particularly on participation in political …

Are Planners More Important Than Doctors?

In the rush of daily life when we all get caught up in the dash of uncertainty, it is professional planners who are the ones …

Active Text, Tuesday June 14, 7pm-8pm, Zoom

All welcome to join us for a discussion in which Leeds-based artist and writer Pamela Crowe explores what the 'active' qualities of a text can …

How Can West Yorkshire Retain And Attract More Graduates?

This winter, Same Skies held a discussion group about how West Yorkshire can successfully retain and attract more graduates. 24% of all graduates live in …

Planning and Housing - An alternative approach: Community and collaboration across boundaries

The UK has a housing crisis, and here in West Yorkshire, with an area covered by five local authorities and around 2.5 million people …

From Failing Shopping Centre to Flourishing Arts Centre - The Piazza Arts Centre in Huddersfield

An empty 1970s shopping precinct in Huddersfield has been transformed into a unique arts centre, trebling exhibition audiences and leading to the formation of new …

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