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

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