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Measuring national well-being: life in the UK 2014

This release from the ONS provides the latest overview of wellbeing in the UK today. The Measuring National Well-being programme began in November 2010 with the aim to ‘develop and publish an accepted and trusted set of National Statistics which …

View from the North

The University of Huddersfield’s View from the North blog is updated on a weekly basis by academics and researchers at the University. Posts focus on some of the key issues in the UK and overseas, covering a range of topics …

Leeds Data Mill

Leeds Data Mill is a place for organisations to share their open data to help shape the way people live work and play in the city. The idea is to create a city-wide culture of data sharing and experimentation to …

Should Hebden Bridge be the UK’s second city?

Manchester or Birmingham are usually put forward as our ‘second city’ and the data would support this – but is there a case for Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire taking this title? Not a suggestion to take literally perhaps, but …

RIBA: City Health Check

This research from The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) explores the link between the quality of public spaces and health and wellbeing, highlighting the potential role of design in combating major public health problems and delivering significant NHS savings.…