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Active Citizenship in Leeds

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In 2016, the My Health, My School survey in Leeds revealed that only 43% of primary school pupils and 21% of secondary school pupils felt that they had a say in the way… Continue reading

Nominated in the Child Friendly Leeds Awards & Inspirational Woman Community Awards – My ‘Girlguiding’ Experience

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Hello my name is Sophie.  I am 13 years old and a member of 1st CrossGates and Manston Guides but I am also a pack leader with 1st CrossGates Brownies and 3rd CrossGates… Continue reading

My Volunteering Story |The Leeds Independent Visitor Scheme

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  Simon Davis, Independent Visitor to a young teenager in care   What does an average working day look like for you?  An average working day for me is getting up about 7 o’clock after… Continue reading

World Book Day 2017 – Highlights from Leeds

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This year, Leeds School Library Service worked with a phenomenal 24 schools across the city over a week of World Book Day events. 8 different authors and illustrators were invited in to schools,… Continue reading

Heard of disabled access day? It’s a day for people with disabilities to try their hand at something new!

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Have you heard of Disabled Access Day? No? Well, it’s a day for disabled people to celebrate good access and take up opportunities to try something new. About highlighting the fantastic access that… Continue reading

Leeds Rhino Backs Efforts To Improve Young Mental Health #FutureinMindLeeds

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Leeds Rhinos player, Stevie Ward, spoke at the Future in Mind launch event at Leeds Civic Hall in February, backing the new citywide strategy to improve young people’s mental health. The 23 year-old… Continue reading

I moved to Leeds and launched ‘Sara Horner School of Dance’

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Hear from one of our latest ambassadors, Sara Horner. This is my FIRST blog ever after designing my new website. So exciting! I thought I would use the first one to tell you more… Continue reading

Behind the scenes with YP Productions for the #ChildFriendlyLeedsAwards

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Young People Productions (YPP) are the child friendly Leeds Awards planning group 2017.

Change4Life launch new ‘BeFoodSmart’ campaign

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Change4Life Be Food Smart Campaign now live A new campaign that highlights the surprising amount of sugar, saturated fat and salt found in everyday food and drink has been launched to encourage parents… Continue reading

New Year Resolutions? A child-friendly start to 2017…

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Happy New Year readers… Yes it’s that time of year again when we all reflect and decide on our new year resolutions or you may hear some saying “New year, new me.” Well… Continue reading