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

Takeover Day is coming!

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Takeover Day is a national event which gives children and young people the chance to work with adults for the day and be involved in decision-making. It’s a great way for organisations to… Continue reading

Consultation event for children and families…

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Leeds City Council Adults and Children’s Social Care in partnership with EPIC Leeds invites you to attend a consultation event for children and families about our new Assistive Technology Hub on Weds 14th August… Continue reading

Pupils take over council in green challenge

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Pupils from across Leeds have challenged the council’s leaders to tackle litter and graffiti, promote local food growing and to encourage more sustainable travel. The call came when seventy pupils took over the… Continue reading

Schools and anti-littering…

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Schools in Leeds are doing lots of work around anti-littering around their school and the neighbourhood they live in. Here are just three examples… Westwood Primary School A groundbreaking anti-litter project has been… Continue reading

CBBC Live in Leeds

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This July’s CBBC event and child friendly Leeds activities put children and young people at the heart of the fun in Leeds city centre, with 38,500 people attending over three days!  The free… Continue reading

Making the most of the summer holidays with Metro

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With the school holidays getting underway, Metro is reminding young people and their families how they can get the most out of West Yorkshire with public transport. There are 67 rail stations, 14,000… Continue reading

Fantastic opportunity for young people aged 16-17

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As part of our ambitions to make Leeds a Child Friendly City, we want to give young people more opportunities to play an active part in contributing positively to their communities. One way… Continue reading

Fiona talks about her experience as part of the Leeds City Council graduate scheme…

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Leeds City council have always recruited graduates mainly through the Local government National Graduate Development programme. However last year we set up our own scheme taking on ten graduates of which five were… Continue reading