100 portraits and stories of Yorkshire women and girls – exhibition launch

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Last night, the banqueting suite in Leeds Civic Hall hosted the exhibition launch of 100 portraits and stories of Yorkshire women and girls. The exhibition displayed ten framed photographs and a video slideshow… Continue reading

Kettle on, 7 cups of tea made and we’re off….

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On April 2nd 2014, we’ll invite 1000 young people from Leeds, their teachers and guardians into the Town Hall for a gala awards night to remember. The culmination of a year’s planning and… Continue reading

Getting ready for the the first child friendly Leeds awards

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It’s been a busy couple of weeks in our office. I work with the communications team and help with all things child friendly. This week we launched nominations for the first ever child… Continue reading

Carriageworks Theatre

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Carriageworks Theatre Our pledge To promote child friendly Leeds to our visitors Ambassador Linzi Tate Our latest project Helping more children and families to access venues and events in Leeds, the Carriageworks theatre… Continue reading

An independent visitor – whats that? Well, me now actually!

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  It started with the director of children’s services for Leeds city council saying in a meeting that only 10% of looked after children had an independent visitor.  I had no idea what… Continue reading

Playing out in Otley and Aireborough

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  Leeds Play Network told us about what they got up to over Summer, and one of the things was lots of fun in Otley and Aireborough!  They worked with extended services and… Continue reading

Big Green Weekend: Skelton Grange

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Plans for the Big Green Weekend Open Day at Skelton Grange on 5th October are really coming together! We are very excited at the prospect of being able to contribute to the Leeds… Continue reading

Being a Child Friendly Leeds Ambassador

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We are child friendly Leeds.  When I read that on the sea of badges at the table in Sue Rumbold’s office, I thought ‘yeah, love that idea!’  Big thumbs up!  Sue is the chief… Continue reading

Make your mark with MyMapLeeds

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Tucked away in the shade of the library during a sunny CBBC Live in Leeds weekend a few young people and certain dog took part in the start of something pretty awesome. On… Continue reading

CBBC and child friendly Leeds

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We had a great time at CBBC and the child friendly Leeds events in July!  You can see pictures of what we got up to out and about at child friendly Leeds events and… Continue reading