What do you love about where you live?

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Children in Bradford City Park giving the thumbs up

We asked people to share their favourite places with us. You can see what people told us by looking at the interactive map and stories.



We asked people to share their favourite places with us. You can see what people told us by looking at the interactive map and stories.



Shared Stories

We asked people to tell us about what they love about where they live, and why. Here you can see what people told us. You can also use the 'Places you love' tool to see the many different favourite places that people pinned.

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    Keighley

    by chrishardy, 5 months ago

    I live in Keighley but don't love. It doesn't look like it has been loved for a long, long time. Traffic cuts its way through the town, belching out tons of CO2. Drivers race around the streets without inhibition. There's no hope of being able to cycle safely. Unimaginative planning and backward looking councils have left the place looking dreary and unwanted. The shopping centre removes wealth from the town and reflects an absurd monoculture rather than the huge and interesting cultural diversity that is Keighley.

    I want to see trees planted, streets de-urbanised, traffic calmed. I want to see... Continue reading

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    Beautiful Bradford

    by Daisy Hill, 5 months ago

    I love Bradford. It is a beautiful city with lots of potential to be a very special northern city. I’ve lived here all of my life and have lived in Daisy Hill for the past 15 years. Daisy Hill is a wonderful suburb, with beautiful period houses and lots of green spaces.
    I have a wonderful mix of neighbours from many backgrounds and we are a close community who care about each other. I wouldn’t rush to live anywhere else. I am 15 minutes from work and 15 minutes from the city centre. I have my friends and family not... Continue reading

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    My city and Me growing together

    by Saba-Gabrielle Moussa, 8 months ago

    Arrived in Bradford 1998 and I have been living here ever since.

    The hardest thing for me was the weather I found my first winter very cold ( by September i was already wearing a coat, my partner said to me at the time what are you going to wear in December? my answer was i don't I have adapted since.

    I have made a lot of friends and consider myself as an adopted Yorkshire lass. I think I have a very privilege life especially in summer time. I can go walking in the country side after work or choose... Continue reading

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