What are your healthy eating and food smart tips?

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Here are some of the healthy eating and food smart tips submitted as part of the Change4Life Food Smart Campaign. You can still submit your tips to http://www.leedsletsplay.co.uk to win prizes. •Sitting down… Continue reading

ArtForms Chamber Competition

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On March 4th and March 11th the ArtForms Chamber Competition was held at Temple Newsam House. The competition is an opportunity for young instrumentalists to develop their independent music making skills. Often the… Continue reading

‘‘More businesses should be involved in child friendly Leeds because it gets businesses better employees in the future.’’ My day at work, by McCauley Bonner, age 16

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 McCauley Bonner became a member of the Leeds City Council child friendly Leeds team for the day, as part of Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Day 2012. Child friendly Leeds can help your business offer… Continue reading

‘‘My work experience changed my point of view on office work because I thought it would be boring but it seems fun and can be serious. It also helped me to see that college might be a good choice.’’ My day at work, by Declan Lyons, aged 15.

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Declan Lyons became a member of the Leeds City Council child friendly Leeds team for the day as part of Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Day 2012. Child friendly Leeds can help your business offer… Continue reading

Cinderella – The Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto: a review by Nadia

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The Cinderella performance was absolutely fantastic. It was one of the best panto’s I have ever seen. The cast members were multi- talented musicians and actors. Not only was the panto exiting it… Continue reading

Design an ‘Edible Flower Bed’ Competition 2012-13

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Have your garden design made into a Leeds City Centre flowerbed! Win gardening vouchers worth up to £250 for your school or organisation. Pupils, schools classes and whole schools are invited to create designs for… Continue reading

Leeds Members of Youth Parliament (MYPs) talk about their role

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“In March, Leeds held elections for the United Kingdom Youth Parliament. Four Members and two Deputy Members were elected by around 5000 young people from around Leeds. The role has involved working with… Continue reading

The wishes – 12 things children and young people say will make Leeds more child friendly

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In a child friendly Leeds… 1 Children and young people can make safe journeys and easily travel around the city 2 Children and young people find the city centre welcoming and safe, with… Continue reading

What is your child friendly Leeds pledge?

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We’ve put together a number of ways that organisations can get involved in child friendly Leeds, by way of a number of pledges that can be completed. Below, are just a few examples:… Continue reading

Can you offer a lifeline to a young person in Leeds?

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Are you a good friend? Fun to be around? A good role model? Your support could really mean a lot to a young person in care. Volunteer as an Independent Visitor and offer… Continue reading