NO MATTER how much we sing the praises of Leeds and its vibrant shopping, thriving business and fine leisure offerings, one thing continues to undermine it: litter.
If vistors see crisp packets, takeaway wrappings and the like strewn across our wind-blown streets, them what can we expect visitors to think?
Like it or not it’s the litter which will stick in their memory. And if we can’t have pride in our surroundings, how can we expect others to have respect for us?
Read about the clean-up campaign launch on Page 5. And watch next week in your YEP for more details of the plan to Keep Leeds Tidy.