Tag Archive: child friendly city

Active Citizenship in Leeds

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In 2016, the My Health, My School survey in Leeds revealed that only 43% of primary school pupils and 21% of secondary school pupils felt that they had a say in the way… Continue reading

The first ever celebration of babies in Leeds has been hailed as a hugely positive event #BabyWeekLeeds

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It’s Monday morning, the early start, the jammed-pack roads and the touch of wind to highlight that Summer is over…October has begun! So last month, from the 12th – 16th September, Leeds hosted… Continue reading

Hearts & Hopes: A new inter-cultural children’s voice project

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Afternoon CFL readers,   Apologies for not writing sooner, September just flew by! However, we have many exciting stories to share with you from this summer!!! Beginning with our CFL ambassador, Nola Ellen who… Continue reading

Leeds welcomes a new pop-up park and a child friendly ‘playscape’ in the city centre!

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Working with the child friendly Leeds team, a great new playscape was installed this summer in St John’s Churchyard, New Briggate. Situated just outside the Age UK Café, The Arch, sits an interactive garden… Continue reading

‘Code Clubs’ – everything you need to know, and how to get involved!

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This edition of the blog talks about the increase of ‘Code Clubs’ across Leeds and the UK, and what you can do to get involved! What is a code club? Code Club is… Continue reading

Family Valued – a new approach to children’s social care in Leeds

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Nigel Richardson, Leeds City Council’s director of children’s services, recently spoke at a conference to launch the council’s £4.8million ‘Family Valued’ project which aims to transform children’s social care in Leeds.  Family Valued… Continue reading

Design your smokefree playground poster

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One of the ways Leeds City Council is making Leeds a better city for children and young people to grow up in, is by ensuring they have the support they need to lead… Continue reading

Young people become ‘safety rangers’ at Gipton Fire Station

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Our ambition to make Leeds a child friendly city can only be achieved through partnership work across all sectors of the city, joining together to put children and young people at the heart… Continue reading

A Leeds young person’s International Service journey

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Volunteering is a fantastic way to make the link between your academic results and the world of work. The government-funded International Citizen Service aims to make international volunteering opportunities available to any young… Continue reading

CIVIC – bringing together schools from Leeds and Lille

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CIVIC, or citizenship in action through the voice and influence of children, is a transnational education project funded by the European Commission’s Lifelong Learning programme which aims to support active citizenship by young… Continue reading