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A slightly more detailed graphic of my 1990 vision for the 2 1/2 decade empty 460 space car park on Leeman Road "Tear Drop Site" now also known as " York Central Site".
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One&Other Community Involvement

Hi all, 

Just wanted to introduce myself, I'm Michael Storey the Community Manager for One&Other magazine based in York (www.oneandother.com) we're now able to dedicate more time to community-based activities and causes. 

We're supported by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and are planning on doing 4 to 6 projects throughout the year April 2013 - April…

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Thank you for helping us make a real difference!

Since we launched GeniUS! York in January this year a lot has come out of the project and we wanted to share this with you and say thanks for your help in making this happen.  So far over the last 9 months:

  • Winners of Living Labs Global Awards (LLGA) for Social Innovation, for a proposal to pilot GeniUS! in Cape Town, have been invited to pilot there over next year. 
  • Shortlisted for Guardian Public Services Award for Community Engagement…
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Disappointing response from Genius team

So where has all the information from challenges 1-4 gone? All we have now is a purged summary of the 'chosen' project, in the case of transport the somewhat offbeat greenwash idea that was put forward before any public involvment was invited. If you want to convince me otherwise perhaps you might put back online the information about cycle counters and shuttle bus that was also being explored further?

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It's been an intense 30 hours! Just back from Birmingham where a team of four of us went down to further develop our GeniUS York project and to share our experiences with the other 16 short listed councils on the NESTA Creative Councils project.

We got there at dinner time last night and met all the other council teams at the…

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Welcome to GeniUS!

Welcome to GeniUS!

City of York Council, alongside Science City York, is aiming to cement York’s position as one of the UK’s five most innovative cities by launching one of the first community innovation schemes. In partnership with residents, businesses, community groups and innovators everywhere, www.geniusyork.com hopes to make a real difference in…

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