But who would people from different generations choose to celebrate? That's the question we posed to the Yorkshire Evening Post panel who have their say on local issues each week. If you'd like to join email firstname.lastname@example.org See last week's question: how to tackle the blight of fly-tipping in Leeds
Yorkshire has honoured its heroes since the scheme began in 1866, from author Emily Bronte to Nobel prize winning geneticist Oliver Smithies.
Joanne St Lawrence
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