"On the Streets" a weekend of celebration and planning 19 - 20th August 1995
"Village green" for the weekend! August 1995

turf the streets & screen on the wall

The turfing of the Methley Terrace got enormous amounts of press coverage. It was fun, it looked good and we were working with Transport 2000 who know all about how to deal with the media. The list of places it was covered included:

The national newspapers: Daily Mail, Daily Express, Daily Telegraph, Guardian, The Independent, The Morning Star, The Sun and The Times.

Local papers: The Yorkshire Post, Evening Post and Weekly News.

Specialist press including The Surveyor, CREATE magazine and Planning Weekly.

On the radio: Newsbeat Radio 1; Jimmy Young, Radio 2; Today, PM, World at One and Woman's Hour on Radio 4; Environment News on Radio 5; BBC Radio Leeds and Sheffield

On the television : BBC Breakfast News, One O'Clock and Six O'Clock News, Newsround and Look North; Calendar on Yorkshire TV and Sky News

For more stories and pictures, see the turf the streets and screen on the wall pages in the Projects and Activities section!