Work experience opportunity in Lille

Our partner city, Lille, has a fantastic opportunity for a young person from, or living in Leeds to spend an 8 month internship working as an Ambassador of European Cultures. Based with Interphaz, an organisation that promotes citizen participation, international solidarity and youth mobility, you’ll be working to promote intercultural awareness in schools and participating… Read More Work experience opportunity in Lille

Leeds Dortmund 50

Having heard from the Mayor of Dortmund about the Leeds-Dortmund partnership in an interview with BBC Radio Leeds, today’s guest blog is from Peter Spafford.  Peter is working on a literature project linked to the 50th anniversary of the city partnership, supported by Leeds 2023. Many people in Leeds know about The Barrel Man in Dortmund Square. Apart… Read More Leeds Dortmund 50

Will Brexit cast a shadow on Dortmund’s partnership with Leeds?

This week BBC Radio Leeds interviewed the Mayor of Dortmund, Ullrich Sierau, to ask his views on how the 50 year city partnership with Leeds will be affected by Brexit. Listen to his interview on the Gayle Lofthouse show here starting at 1:47:30 and hear about our plans for a busy year of cooperation in… Read More Will Brexit cast a shadow on Dortmund’s partnership with Leeds?

Looking for volunteers to get involved in the Morley-Siegen link

The Morley-Siegen link celebrated it’s 50th anniversary in 2017 and the organisers are looking to recruit new volunteers to get involved in next visit to Morley by a group of older people from Siegen. “Come and welcome our friends from Siegen!”   A group of older people is coming over from Siegen at the beginning of… Read More Looking for volunteers to get involved in the Morley-Siegen link