Celebrating 50 year of partnership between Leeds and Lille

October 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the partnership between the cities of Leeds and Lille.  We have delved into the history of the link in order to tell the story of the partnership as part of our celebrations.   As early as 1946 the Yorkshire-Lille Exchange Committee was organising exchanges between young people aged 14… Read More Celebrating 50 year of partnership between Leeds and Lille

Lord Mayor’s Partner City Cycle Ride

The Lord Mayor of Leeds is hosting a charity cycle ride to raise money for LOFFTY (Leeds Offers Fun For The Young). Forty keen cyclists wishing to experience what it’s like to ‘ride like a pro’ will take part in the six-day cycle starting in Leeds’ twin town of Dortmund, in Germany, before cycling to another of Leeds’ partner cities, Lille, in France. … Read More Lord Mayor’s Partner City Cycle Ride