Leeds City Council - Archive (child friendly Leeds)

2019
28
November
2019
| 10:59 Europe/London
Students from the West, East, North West and Broomfield SILCs and Lighthouse School will be spreading festive cheer next week with the return of their Christmas pop up shop in Leeds Kirkgate Market. In partnership with Leeds City Council’s Voice, ...
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21
November
2019
| 18:00 Europe/London
Child Friendly Leeds and Kerr Mackie Primary School joined forces this week to mark 30 years since the launch of the United Nations convention on children’s rights. The convention came into being in 1989, with governments worldwide committed to en...
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11
November
2019
| 16:53 Europe/London
Children and young people are taking centre stage at the city’s prestigious annual Child Friendly Leeds Awards ceremony. Celebrating the people, places and organisations who make Leeds child friendly, the awards which take place in February are en...
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04
November
2019
| 11:35 Europe/London
Leeds City Council has updated its work practices to support new mothers to breastfeed or express milk at work. The council has reviewed its Infant Feeding Policy to allow new mums up to an hour of paid time to breastfeed or express breastmilk for...
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04
November
2019
| 11:14 Europe/London
Baby Week returns to Leeds this week with over 100 special events and the launch of a new midwife-led online community for expectant mums. From baby raves to dads’ breakfast clubs and Opera North coaching for tiny singers, Baby Week Leeds showcase...
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01
November
2019
| 09:08 Europe/London
Leeds City Council has organised a series of free events for young people and their families to learn more about exciting apprenticeship opportunities currently available in the city. Twenty-four of the city’s leading businesses and public sector ...
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29
October
2019
| 09:51 Europe/London
Leeds City Council’s fostering team Foster 4 Leeds have developed a new partnership with Christian fostering awareness charity Home for Good, to increase interest from people of faith in Leeds to consider fostering with their not-for-profit local aut...
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27
September
2019
| 16:18 Europe/London
Today saw a ‘Supermarket Sweep style’ giveaway of brand new books to schools and children’s centres in Leeds. Schools from across the city joined the Big Leeds Book Grab, with each one choosing up to 150 free books from a warehouse packed with 8,0...
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20
September
2019
| 10:00 Europe/London
Local school children from Ashfield Primary School took to the sky yesterday at the launch of a brand new double zip wire at Herd Farm Residential & Activity Centre. Joined by Councillor Fiona Venner (Executive member for children and families) an...
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21
August
2019
| 09:47 Europe/London
The time has come to nominate your next Child Friendly Leeds champions, as the prestigious awards approach their 7th year. The Child Friendly Leeds Awards are an opportunity to celebrate all the fantastic work that individuals and organisations ac...
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11
June
2019
| 10:13 Europe/London
This Father’s Day, Leeds Dads will be hosting a free ‘Dadtastic’ event to support dads to engage with their children. Dadtastic Day takes place on Sunday 16 June 2019 from 11am - 3pm at Leeds City Museum, Millennium Square, LS2 8BH. In 2017, Dadst...
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01
March
2019
| 03:00 Europe/London
Families applying for their child’s secondary school place have been finding out which school their child has been allocated for September 2019. The number of children offered their first preference school is the highest it has been in Leeds for m...
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27
February
2019
| 09:22 Europe/London
The largest Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair in the north returns to the Leeds first direct arena on Monday 4 March, 4pm – 8pm.The event kick starts a range of activities taking place throughout the city for National Apprenticeship Week 2019. Offer...
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06
February
2019
| 09:55 Europe/London
The sixth annual Child Friendly Leeds awards take place this week, and last minute preparations are underway. The awards have been planned by a group of young people, ‘The Dynamics’, who have organised every aspect of the awards, including choosin...
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2018
18
December
2018
| 14:10 Europe/London
Services provided for children and families by the council in Leeds have been rated as ‘outstanding’ by government inspectors, Ofsted, in a report published today. The tremendous achievement comes after a rigorous and thorough inspection into the ...
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05
October
2018
| 15:00 Europe/London
Children from Shakespeare Primary School helped senior figures from Leeds City Council and the Children and Families Trust Board launch a refreshed Children and Young People’s Plan, setting out how the council and partners will continue to put childr...
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04
April
2018
| 10:00 Europe/London
Children and young people across the city will have the chance to get their skates on at a new pop-up roller disco this Easter. The event space at Leeds Kirkgate Market will be transformed into a roller disco arena for three days in the Easter hol...
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23
March
2018
| 16:51 Europe/London
Children and young people across the city will have the chance to get their skates on at a new pop-up roller disco this Easter. The event space at Leeds Kirkgate Market will be transformed into a roller disco arena for three days in the Easter hol...
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22
February
2018
| 10:00 Europe/London
The latest Leeds Members of Youth Parliament have been elected for this year. Leeds has four elected members of Members of Youth Parliament who attend the Houses of Commons every November to tell the government what the important issues for young ...
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01
February
2018
| 21:30 Europe/London
The winners of the fifth Child Friendly Leeds awards have been announced in a star-studded ceremony at Leeds City Varieties last night (Thursday 1 February). The awards, organised, planned and presented by young people, celebrate some of the peopl...
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17
January
2018
| 15:15 Europe/London
  The names of the people, places and organisations shortlisted for the 2018 Child Friendly Leeds Awards have now been revealed. The winners will be officially announced at a prestigious awards ceremony, being organised by Team Ten & Co, a grou...
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2017
26
October
2017
| 17:40 Europe/London
A fun and interactive play installation has appeared on Briggate this week to transform the busiest shopping street in Leeds into a vibrant child friendly playground. The interactive, fun family event brings together arts and crafts, outside play ...
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26
October
2017
| 10:00 Europe/London
  Children and young people take centre stage when it comes to putting on the city’s prestigious annual awards ceremony which celebrates the people who make Leeds truly child friendly. The Child Friendly Leeds Awards are the only city awards wh...
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22
September
2017
| 14:28 Europe/London
There is only one week left to nominate the organisations and individuals who deserve to be recognised for their contribution to making Leeds a child friendly city. The fifth annual Child Friendly Leeds Awards will take place in February 2018 and ...
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23
August
2017
| 13:29 Europe/London
Child Friendly Leeds is encouraging young people, aged 11 to 19 years (or 25 with additional needs), to apply to be part of the team that will plan and present next year’s Child Friendly Leeds awards. Every year a different group of young people w...
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20
July
2017
| 16:54 Europe/London
A weekend of fun activities for children and families is taking place in Leeds city centre this Saturday and Sunday (22 and 23 July) – all part of Child Friendly Leeds fifth birthday celebrations, and everyone is invited to come along and join in the...
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14
July
2017
| 17:42 Europe/London
A birthday party with a difference will be held in Leeds next week, when Child Friendly Leeds reaches a special milestone. To celebrate five years since HRH The Queen visited Leeds and helped launch Leeds City Council’s bold ambition to be a truly...
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09
June
2017
| 13:46 Europe/London
Issued on behalf of Leeds Dads This Father’s Day Leeds Dads will be hosting a Dadtastic free event to support dads to engage with their children. Dadtastic Day takes place on Father’s Day (Sunday 18 June 2017) from 11am - 3pm at Leeds City Muse...
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28
April
2017
| 15:37 Europe/London
Town Centre Securities PLC (TCS), the Leeds-based property investment and development company, has joined forces with Child Friendly Leeds to involve school children in its exciting Merrion House development. Year three and four students at six lo...
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06
April
2017
| 13:44 Europe/London
Thumbs up for Leeds city centre with new child friendly competition Young people in Leeds are being given the opportunity to have their say about what they think would make Leeds city centre more child and family friendly, with the launch of an ex...
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