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Child friendly Leeds film

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We want Leeds to be the best city to grow up in, and to make this happen, the city is bringing together people, places and organisations to make Leeds a child friendly city.… Continue reading

Think Big – 02 and child friendly Leeds

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Start small, but start something – Think Big Imagine a place where we teach our children to be employers, not employed; to be producers, not consumers; to forge their own path, make their… Continue reading

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Ambassador Amy Doram amy.doram@02.com Our latest project Helping to inspire young people in Leeds and support them to develop their skills through the Think Big project and working with schools through Leeds Education Business… Continue reading

Have your say on improving services

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Best start project for children with complex needs The NHS in Leeds is working in partnership with Leeds City Council and are currently reviewing a better pathway for children (age 0-5 years) with… Continue reading

Young Reporters give us their views!

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Did you know, there is now a team of child friendly Leeds young reporters who have signed up to train for reporting at events across the city?  They”re part of a group of 500… Continue reading

A volunteer’s experience – being there for someone

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I first became aware of the Independent Visitor (IV) scheme in January of 2012. At this point in my life, I’d admit that I had lost direction. Having graduated from Uni a year previously, I… Continue reading

The child friendly Leeds awards 2014

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This week, the child friendly Leeds awards will be held at the City Varieties, celebrating the great things that people, places and organisations are doing in Leeds to make it the best place… Continue reading

Read all about it!

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We’re working in partnership with the Yorkshire Evening post to raise awareness of our child friendly ambitions and what this means.  This week, you’ll be hearing plenty about what’s happening in the city,… Continue reading

Being Leeds children’s mayor

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Since being elected as Children’s Mayor I have had various responsibilities such as switching on the Leeds Christmas Lights and laying a wreath on behalf of all the children in Leeds, at the… Continue reading

Adoption and fostering – what’s it all about?

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Did you know that there are hundreds of children living in Leeds who need to be adopted or fostered? An important part of our ambition to be a child friendly city is that… Continue reading