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Asthma UK: launch of new asthma information for parents

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You’ll know from patients that having a child diagnosed with asthma can be worrying and confusing for parents. And as asthma – and the needs of a child – can change over time,… Continue reading

Give and Gain day found ‘awesome’ by children from Hovingham Primary

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In the heart of Harehills, Hovingham Primary School faces many challenges associated with an area of such high social deprivation. To support overcoming potential barriers to successful learning the school has its own… Continue reading

Leeds Book Awards a big hit with youngsters and authors

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        The favourite books of Leeds’ school children have been celebrated this month in two special ceremonies. The 2016 Leeds Book Awards once again proved to be a big hit… Continue reading

Pudsey pupils show their fancy footwork for walk to school week

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Pupils across the city stepped up to the challenge to encourage their parents to ditch the car and walk to school during Walk to School Week. Walk to School Week is a national… Continue reading

Supported Internships at the ‘Get Connected! Tenfold Market Place’

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          The Complex Needs Service within the council work closely with Leeds City College and Swarthmore,  our special inclusion learning centres, to pilot ‘Supported Internships’. Around 30 students with special… Continue reading

Nola Ellen: raising refugee awareness in Leeds

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The worldwide Refugee Week will be taking place this month, with a focus on World Refugee Day on the 20 June. Across the UK, Refugee Week sees a nationwide programme of arts, cultural and educational events… Continue reading

Child rights in a child friendly Leeds

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This blog was originally written and published for the UNICEF website at https://blogs.unicef.org.uk/2016/06/09/child-friendly-city-leeds/ Leeds is one of UNICEF’s Child Rights Partners. The city has been working with Unicef UK since 2013 to embed children’s rights… Continue reading

Leeds dads launch Dadtastic Day on Father’s Day 19th June!

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This week we talk to Errol Murray, founder of Leeds group ‘Leeds Dads’ on his plans for the fabulous Dadtastic Event on Sunday 19 June! Dadstastic Day is a day of free family fun… Continue reading

Celebrating Carers Week and 20th anniversary of Carers Leeds — Better Lives for People in Leeds

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Carers Week is a special time of the year when the role played by carers, 72,000 plus in Leeds, is acknowledged, celebrated and valued. At Carers Leeds, the organization providing information, advice and… Continue reading

Breeze Young Creatives #whatculturemeanstome photo competition

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We want to know what culture means to you!   Breeze Arts Festival is a multi-arts festival organised by young people, for young people aged 11-19.This year the festival’s young people’s management team… Continue reading