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Baby Week UK is happening this November 14 - 20 2023 across the UK!

Baby Week Toddles into the UK

Baby Week Leeds is back to celebrate their 8th year and we’re excited to announce, it has welcomed some new cousins! Baby Week is a registered charity and aims to bring sectors and services together to promote the best start in life. By celebrating services and raising awareness about the importance of early childhood, Baby…
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Child Friendly Leeds Awards 2024 – Nominations are open!

You waited two years for it… and the highly anticipated Child Friendly Leeds Awards are back for 2024! We are so excited to be bringing back the Child Friendly Leeds Awards next year. It is a fantastic celebration of the talent and achievements of the city’s children and young people, as well as highlighting the…
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What to do in Leeds with the kids this summer 2023

The Ultimate Guide to Summer in Child Friendly Leeds

The Ultimate Guide to Summer in the city with Child Friendly Leeds. From free to low cost events and activities, there is so much to do!

Spotlight On: Group Voice and Influence at Leeds Young Carers Engaged, Active, Participating (LEAP)

The Voice, Influence and Change Team met with Leeds Young Carers Engaged, Active, Participating (LEAP), a group of young carers supported by Lucy Tomlin-Scargill, Community Engagement Practitioner at Leeds Young Carers Support Service.

In our shoes

In Our Shoes – what it’s really been like for children, young people, and families since Covid-19

“The In Our Shoes report, which was Victoria Eaton’s first annual report as Director of Public Health for Leeds, has been commended by the Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH). The Chief Executive of the ADPH said: “This report gives a powerful snapshot of the inequity of outcomes for children and young people in the city.”

Make your move blog

Make Your Move | Benefits of Being Active for Young People

Studies also show that exercise can help to reduce symptoms of depression in children and young people. The reasons for this will be different depending on each person, but some key benefits include:

Young people with special educational needs and disabilities promote youth voice

As you know Child Friendly Leeds has been working hard to make sure that Leeds is an inclusive city for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). Last year, over 80,000 children and young people gave their feedback through consultation to refresh the Child Friendly Leeds wishes. One of the wishes…
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Christmas Gifting by Child Friendly ambassadors

As we enter 2023, we would like to thank our incredible ambassadors who have generously supported various communities of children, young people, and their families over the holiday season. The cost-of-living crisis did not deter our ambassadors from all over the city from supporting and providing for children and families in need. Organisations, their staff,…
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Everyone is invited to join us for ‘Leeds 2023’

LEEDS 2023 is a year-long celebration of culture in our extraordinary city and we’re inviting everyone to join in.

King Charles III visits Leeds to celebrate 10 years of Child Friendly Leeds

King Charles Royal Visit in Leeds marking 10 years of Child Friendly Leeds

Climate Change Projects in Leeds as we mark the UN Climate Conference (COP27)

To mark the 27th UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) taking place in Egypt from 6th -18th November 2022 we are delighted to share one primary schools journey of delivering climate education with their pupils over the last year in Leeds.

Our 12 Wishes for a Child Friendly City

Child Friendly Cities – Leeds Leading the way as they celebrate 10 years with their refreshed 12 wishes.