Difference between revisions of "West Yorkshire"
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West Yorkshire is a county in Yorkshire in England, in the United Kingdom. The city of Leeds dominates the West Yorkshire economy, tourism and infrastructure. Leeds has won a string of awards, including UK Visitor City of the Year, UK's Favourite City, Most Female Friendly City and Best Nightlife.
Bradford another large and importent city in West Yorkshire, and is the first UNESCO City Of Film, it is also the home of the National Media Museum, Saltaire UNESCO World Heritage site, and Bronte country which includes Thornton and Haworth.
Cities and towns
West Yorkshire is one of traditional Yorkshire's four modern administrative counties along with East Yorkshire, North Yorkshire and South Yorkshire. (Note that 'South Riding' is a fictional county, subject of a novel by Winifred Holtby before South Yorkshire was thought of!)
West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive  provide rail and local bus information on their website, and offers the innovative "My Next Bus" service of real-time bus information online or by text message. This real-time information is also displayed in certain bus shelters.