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Image caption Trade unionist Julia Varley will be recognised by Bradford Council's campaign. More streets and public spaces in Bradford are to be named after women in a move to recognise female achievement. The Bradford Pioneering Lasses campaign aims to acknowledge and promote the important role of women in the city's history. The council campaign aims to "further improve the gender balance around the Bradford district when it comes to publicly honouring historical figures". The first step will be to name a new street after a local suffragette. The development, on the corner of Green Lane and Lumb Lane, will be named Lillian Armitage Close. Ms Armitage, who was born in 1885, campaigned for women's right to vote and was briefly imprisoned. Full story

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