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

Darker evenings in Leeds – When do the clocks change in UK?

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In case you weren’t aware, the clocks go back on Sunday 29th October. The October clock change signals the beginning of winter and the start of darker  evenings. One of the consequences of… 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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So summer is finally over, the kids are back at school, Bake-Off and Strictly have started up again and we’re all on the countdown to Christmas.   And already the kids have started with… Continue reading

Private Fostering takes part in #ChildFriendlyLeeds Celebrations – July 2017

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Children and their families created a collage to visually demonstrate the children and young people living in Private Fostering arrangements in Leeds that we are not aware off. This took place during #ChildFriendlyLeeds… Continue reading

Old School Junk, comes to The Light.

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When the Child Friendly Leeds Team heard that Old School Junk was taking over an empty unit in The Light, we simply had to go and have a look! As you approach the… Continue reading

Enjoying the holidays (the old fashioned way)

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Around 20 (well maybe 30) years ago, when I was a kid growing up, the summer holidays were a time to look forward to. The sun always seemed to shine, we could play… 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

“Are we nearly there yet?” How to survive summer travel…

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It’s that time of the year again: time to plan those adventures, pack up the car and head out to the beach or to enjoy a picnic with friends or family.  Whether your… Continue reading