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Hearts & Hopes: A new inter-cultural children’s voice project

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Afternoon CFL readers,   Apologies for not writing sooner, September just flew by! However, we have many exciting stories to share with you from this summer!!! Beginning with our CFL ambassador, Nola Ellen who… Continue reading

Leeds welcomes a new pop-up park and a child friendly ‘playscape’ in the city centre!

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Working with the child friendly Leeds team, a great new playscape was installed this summer in St John’s Churchyard, New Briggate. Situated just outside the Age UK Café, The Arch, sits an interactive garden… Continue reading

Safety Rangers 2016

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              This week’s blog looks at the 2016 Safety Ranges event, held at Stanningley Fire Station between 13-17 June. Safety Rangers events have run for a number of… Continue reading

Improving independence through Travel Training

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We often take for granted how we get around the city, whether this is by driving, walking or public transport. For some, it is not such an easy process, which is where Independent… Continue reading

Child friendly Leeds blog survey

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We would be interested to read your thoughts on the child friendly Leeds blog and the difference it makes to your work, if any. Please could you talk a couple of minutes to… Continue reading

Castleton Primary school: work in the community

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A number of our schools in Leeds, are taking their school day outside the classroom, and spending time out and about within the local community. One of the schools involved in this is… Continue reading

Highlighting the work of the Mental Health Homeless Support Team — Better Lives for People in Leeds

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Imagine being a single dad and struggling to be rehoused following a marriage breakup. Your children have to stay with relatives until you find a house. You have depression and every evening after… Continue reading

Nominate now for Child Friendly Leeds Awards 2017 and award a deserving winner!

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The child friendly Leeds awards take place every year and are completely different from any other awards in the city! The main difference is that young people are at the heart of them… Continue reading

Change4Life 10 minute shake up with Disney campaign is back!

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The Change4Life 10 Minute Shake Up with Disney campaign is back and encouraging families to ‘Just Keep Moving’ as they kick off a summer of activity, inspired by this year’s Disney Pixar film,… Continue reading

‘ThinkuKnow’- helping children and young people stay safe on and offline!

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Monday 4 July sees two programmes launched, that are designed to help raise awareness with parents and professionals to protect children from the changing landscape of risk. Thinkuknow is an award-winning on and… Continue reading