Category Archive: Ambassadors and pledges

New wristband challenge to get Leeds primary school children active

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Primary schools across Leeds are getting set to boost their pupils’ motivation for physical activity as they launch a new competitive wristband challenge in partnership with Leeds Beckett University and Leeds Active Schools.… Continue reading

Keeping Safe During Bonfire Night

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Bonfire Night can be a great time for all the family. Fireworks and bonfires are something the whole family looks forward to around 5th November, but it is important that everyone celebrates safely.… Continue reading

First Baby Box Programme in Yorkshire launches at #BabyWeekLeeds

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What a week!  A blog by Roger Carter, NHS Digital. It’s rare that I get the opportunity to take the time out to really envelop myself in a subject that ticks all the… Continue reading

Private Fostering takes part in #ChildFriendlyLeeds Celebrations – July 2017

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Children and their families created a collage to visually demonstrate the children and young people living in Private Fostering arrangements in Leeds that we are not aware off. This took place during #ChildFriendlyLeeds… Continue reading

Old School Junk, comes to The Light.

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When the Child Friendly Leeds Team heard that Old School Junk was taking over an empty unit in The Light, we simply had to go and have a look! As you approach the… 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

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

“Re-imagining the child welfare system for the 21st century” – Conference

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Leeds will play host to an international conference to explore innovative practice in working with families: “reimagining the child welfare system for the 21st century “on 23 – 25 November, at the Leeds… Continue reading

Ambassador blog: Leeds Grand Futures – who we are and what we do!

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Chaired by Rachel Lythe, the Grand Futures Leeds Arts Partnership is a network of organisations across the city that are working together to address some of the challenges associated with young people accessing… Continue reading