Leeds City Council - Archive (child friendly leeds)

2019
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March
2019
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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February
2019
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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February
2019
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
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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October
2018
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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April
2018
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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March
2018
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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February
2018
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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February
2018
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
  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
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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October
2017
  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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September
2017
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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August
2017
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
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
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
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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April
2017
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
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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03
February
2017
The winners of the annual Child Friendly Leeds awards have been announced at a glamorous ceremony at Leeds City Varieties last night. The awards, organised by young people, celebrate some of the people, places and organisations helping to make Lee...
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2016
10
November
2016
After four weeks of voting and more than 10,700 votes cast, the new Leeds Children’s Mayor has been announced as Grace Branford from Drighlington Primary School. Grace, who is in Year 6, won the competition after people across Leeds voted hers as ...
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October
2016
A group of young people are now busy planning the child friendly Leeds awards 2017 - a ceremony rewarding the young people, adults, places and organisations helping to make Leeds a fantastic city to grow up in. The awards ceremony, held at Leeds C...
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September
2016
Children who are looked after by Leeds City Council have been treated to a host of exciting activities and events thanks to business and organisations from across the city. Over the past few months hundreds of children who are either in foster car...
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09
September
2016
Leeds will be awash with all things ‘baby’ next week, as the city launches its first ever Baby Week. Baby Week is an annual early years’ initiative aimed at bringing together statutory and voluntary services in the maternity, children and family s...
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04
August
2016
Leeds City Council is today announcing the retirement of Nigel Richardson after six years as the council's director of children’s services. Nigel will step down as director at the end of September. He has a long career working for 34 years in and ...
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01
July
2016
This month the campaign to make Leeds the most child friendly city in the country has two reasons to celebrate – its fourth birthday and the support of over 500 ambassadors. It is almost four years since HRH The Queen visited Leeds and helped laun...
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June
2016
A group of refugee families fleeing war torn Syria have received a special welcome from Child Friendly Leeds, with gifts for the children donated by Leeds City Council staff. The six families are being welcomed into the city as part of the Leeds R...
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02
February
2016
The winners of the third annual Child Friendly Leeds awards were announced in a star-studded ceremony at Leeds City Varieties last week. The awards, organised by young people celebrate some of the people, places and organisations helping to make L...
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18
January
2016
The finalists for the Child Friendly Leeds awards will find out next week if they have been named the most child friendly in the city. The winners will be officially announced by a number of well-known guests, at a prestigious awards ceremony whic...
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2015
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October
2015
A group of young people are now busy planning the child friendly Leeds awards 2016 - a ceremony rewarding the young people, adults, places and organisations helping to make Leeds a fantastic city to grow up in. The awards ceremony, held at Leeds C...
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