Tag Archive: child friendly

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

“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

Behind the scenes with YP Productions for the #ChildFriendlyLeedsAwards

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Young People Productions (YPP) are the child friendly Leeds Awards planning group 2017.

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

Why Rob became an Independent Visitor

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Leeds City Council’s ‘Independent Visitor’ scheme offers young people in care an older role model. Volunteers offer few hours of their time each month, taking part in activities such as football, go-karting, or… Continue reading

Marks & Spencer – in touch with local communities through child friendly Leeds

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Our ambition to make Leeds a better city to grow up in is driven by the work of our ambassador individuals, partners and organisations – including businesses, charities and the public sector –… Continue reading

What Sam Worsnop thinks about planning last year’s child friendly Leeds awards!

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As preparations for our next child friendly Leeds awards get underway, we’re once again looking for young people to apply to be part of our awards planning team, a team of ten young people aged… Continue reading

The Nation Youth Dance Company’s premiere…

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Over the past few weeks we’ve been hearing from Katie Hewison, a student and young choreographer at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, about an exciting dance project that’s happening with young people in Leeds. Yorkshire Dance’s Dance… Continue reading

A step into the National Youth Dance Company’s world…

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Last week we heard from Katie Hewison, a student and young choreographer at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, about an exciting dance project that’s happening with young people in Leeds, as part of an on-going… Continue reading

Beginning the Dance Whispers journey…

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Over the coming weeks we will be posting blogs written by Katie Hewison, a students and young choreographer at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, about an exciting dance project that’s happening with young people in… Continue reading