Category Archive: Blog posts

Do you know the law about ‘private fostering’ and why it means local authorities need to know?

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Do you ever work with children or young people? Do you know the law about ‘private fostering’ and why it means local authorities need to know? To keep children safe we need everyone… Continue reading

Shine Space in Leeds – ‘gone above and beyond’ to help us deliver events that will reach new foster carers

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Our amazing ambassadors at Shine Leeds continually strive to make a difference to the community, through their work.  Over the years they have found many ways to support the work of Child Friendly… Continue reading

Tutti Frutti present Keepy Uppy celebrating FIFA World Cup 2018 by Evan Placey

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As football fever is set to sweep the nation when the FIFA World Cup starts this June, the much-admired Leeds theatre company tutti frutti is delighted to announce that it will be celebrating… Continue reading

The Arium is delighted to bring you its February Fun Fair this half term in Leeds

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The Arium is delighted to bring you its February Fun Fair this half term, Saturday 10 – Sunday 18. There’ll be free fairground rides in our event space, children’s story-telling sessions, a book… Continue reading

Enchanting entertainment at the Rainbow Factory this Christmas – Scrooge’s Christmas Carol

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Storytelling wonderland the Rainbow Factory is staging a brand-new Christmas production – Scrooge’s Christmas Carol (written, composed & performed by: Bruce Sharp & Lydia Toumazou) Yesterday, the Child Friendly Leeds team were delighted to… 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

Mental maths? Tagtiv8 brings in the fun through active learning.

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When someone suggested we become ambassadors for Child Friendly Leeds, we jumped at the chance! Any organisation with the aim, ‘We’re working to bring everyone together to make Leeds a child friendly city’… 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

Protect your child from Flu this Winter

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Flu can be a very unpleasant illness in children causing fever, stuffy nose, dry cough, sore throat, aching muscles and joints, and extreme tiredness. This can last several days or more. This year,… Continue reading

Move More, Sit Less this summer once more!

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A new Change4life campaign encourages children to be more active. The 10 Minute Shake Up is a Disney inspired campaign and we hope our partners and Leeds children and families will get involved.… Continue reading