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HEALTH NEWS

Councillor Rebecca Charlwood

Major digital health conference comes to Leeds

Leading health think tank The King’s Fund and Leeds Health and Wellbeing Board have teamed up to gather health data experts together in the...
BAME Hub launch panorama

Best practice makes perfect sense for new centre

A new multi-cultural day centre which caters for the physical and social needs of elders by offering a provision which is appropriate to their...
East Leeds Recovery Service

New citywide service to help people get home after being in hospital Cllr Charlwood...

New Leeds Recovery Hubs across Leeds, which are at the heart of the Leeds Recovery Service, have been launched today . Bringing together beds and...
Lord Filkin, Bill Rollinson, Cllr Rebecca Charlwood

Five-year partnership to improve quality of later life for people in Leeds Lord Geoffrey...

A new partnership that will bring fresh thinking to the challenges and opportunities for older residents in Leeds was announced today (Wednesday, 11th October). Like...
World Mental Health Day

Funding for local Champions helping change how we think about mental health announced

Awards of up to £500 are being offered by Time to Change Leeds to fund activities to help put an end to mental health stigma and...
Mental Health

New report aims to help tackle Leeds mental health inequalities

A new report from Leeds City Council’s public health team has reviewed mental health needs in the city and makes recommendations to improve access...
Better Care Fund

Plans to provide more care for people recovering from a spell in hospital

Leeds City Council and its partners, including Leeds Community Healthcare Trust, have been awarded a multi-million pound contract to provide 72 community beds across...
Leeds, Leeds Star

Smoking rates in Leeds drop to new low

Smoking levels in Leeds have been cut by nearly half over the last twenty five years new figures show. The latest figures released show...
World Breastfeeding Week

Leeds backs being breastfeeding friendly

Breastfeeding in Leeds is being given a thumbs up as council leaders endorse World Breastfeeding Week. Following on from Leeds being declared a breastfeeding friendly...
MindMate

Schools awarded for commitment to health and wellbeing

Schools from across the city are coming together to celebrate their commitment to health and wellbeing at a special celebration event next week. Pupils from...
Leeds Mind

Leeds Mental Health city representatives respond to concerns about The Great Escape

Statement from Tom Riordan, CEO Leeds City Council; Helen Kemp, CEO Leeds Mind and Dr Sara Munro, Chief Executive Leeds and York Partnership NHS Trust following concerns...
Leeds, Leeds Star

Leeds Backs World No Tobacco Day 2017

Health leaders in Leeds are backing international efforts to prioritise and accelerate tobacco control efforts on World No Tobacco Day on 31 May 2017. The...
Leeds, Leeds Star

New child healthy weight plan for Leeds launched

A new plan to support Leeds families and their children achieve a healthy weight has been launched today. The Leeds Child Healthy Weight Plan was...
Leeds, Leeds Star

New lessons help Leeds pupils learn about mental health

Lessons to help children and young people understand about mental health have been launched in Leeds today (Wednesday 3 May). As part of the city’s...
Leeds, Leeds Star

New blood pressure funding could save thousands of lives in Leeds

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has awarded Leeds City Council and the city’s three Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) funding for people to have potentially...
Leeds, Leeds Star

World Health Day supported by Leeds as international campaign against depression is backed

In the lead-up to World Health Day on 7 April, latest estimates from the World Health Organisation (WHO), suggest over 300 million people are...
Leeds, Leeds Star

Providing quality in care homes in Leeds

People working in Leeds health and care are linking with service users and their representatives to make sure delivery of care in the city...
Leeds, Leeds Star

Council launches health services for ten per cent poorest neighbourhoods in the city

A new way of delivering interventions to improve the health of the poorest ten per cent of Leeds will use expert knowledge and community...
Leeds, Leeds Star

Leeds wins bid to become one of the first Time to Change hubs –...

Councils, the NHS, police, community groups, charities, employers and schools in Leeds are all coming together to change how we think and act about...
Leeds, Leeds Star

Campaign highlights best chance of quitting for Leeds smokers

SMOKERS IN Leeds are being targeted by a new campaign to highlight the effectiveness of local Stop Smoking Services. Cancer Research UK has launched an...
Leeds, Leeds Star

New report finds children with additional needs are proud to be from Leeds

A joint inspection carried out by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission has found that children and young people with special educational needs and...

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Party Animals

Young people warned about the risks of party invites over the festive season

Young people across Leeds are being reminded how to keep themselves and their friends safe this party season, to avoid becoming a victim of...
George street artist's impression

Developers announced for major city centre development

The development company selected to carry out a major scheme to revitalise an historic street in Leeds city centre has been announced this week. Members...
Chippendale

Chippendale’s stunning furniture makes move to museum ahead of new exhibition

It could well be the most delicate and exclusive piece of removals work Leeds has ever seen. This week at Temple Newsam House, curators began...
West Yorkshire Playhouse

Green light for West Yorkshire Playhouse redevelopment

Arts Council England have today confirmed a total grant of £6.6m towards the landmark redevelopment of West Yorkshire Playhouse, with further news that the project...
School Admission Arrangements for 2019-2020

Consultation on School Admission arrangements for 2019/2020

Leeds City Council is currently consulting on changes to arrangements for school admissions for 2019-2020. In line with the School Admissions Code, admission authorities are...
Xmaslights

Lord Mayor’s official Christmas card for 2017 designed by 8-year-old

A winning design has been chosen by the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Cllr Jane Dowson for her official Christmas card this year. The winner and...
Leeds Bridge

Leeds Bridge maintenance scheme starting in new year

A programme of urgent maintenance works is to begin early in the new year on the historic Leeds Bridge. From Monday 8 January 2018, work...
Cllr Charlwood launches Wykebeck

New complex needs day centres for people with dementia launched

An innovative service to support people in local communities with complex needs is opening in East Leeds. The formal opening ceremony of Wykebeck Valley Complex...
Buddhist Faith

Buddhist monks attend captivating new display

A fascinating collection of items has gone on display in Leeds as part of a new exhibition exploring the ancient history of the Buddhist...
Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme

Next phase of Leeds flood protection plans set to be submitted to government

The next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme including plans to plant hundreds of thousands of new trees along the catchment of the...
Temple Newsam Christmas

A visit to house’s wonderful workshop is good for your elf

Hidden away, deep inside Temple Newsam House is a fantastically festive creation worthy of Santa’s most enterprising elves. The wonderful workshop will be the latest...
Budget Proposals 2017-18

Council continues efficiencies to tackle budget gap

Ever-increasing demand for adult social care services has led Leeds City Council to again propose adding an extra 3% to council tax to help...
Lizzie Deignan Tour de Yorkshire

Comment from Cllr Judith Blake on Leeds hosting the finish of the 2018 Tour...

Speaking on the news that Leeds will host the finale of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire on Sunday, May 6, the leader of Leeds City...
Headrow and Town Hall

Leeds first ever Compassionate City Awards takes place this week

Unsung heroes in Leeds will be recognised for their amazing contribution to the city at the first ever Compassionate City Awards taking place this...
Clean Air Zone (CAZ) Leeds

Leeds to consult on Clean Air Zone as air quality and health impacts are...

Leeds City Council is looking for the views of people living, working and commuting in Leeds and the wider region on its proposals to...
Temple Works

Temple Works: Leeds City Council planning position statement

Leeds City Council has prepared a planning position statement in response to the listing for sale through public auction of the privately owned Grade...
Middleton Park Bike Hub launch

Phase one of Middleton Park cycling hub officially opened

Phase one of an exciting new Urban Bike Park in south Leeds has officially opened this month. Funded by Leeds City Council, British Cycling and...
Pedestrian Zone Leeds

Further precautionary steps taken to manage unauthorised vehicle access to pedestrianised areas of city...

Temporary manual gates to support the existing vehicle access restrictions in place on pedestrianised areas of Leeds city centre have been installed. The gates will...
HS2 Leeds

Comment on new HS2 Ltd report

The Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake has made the following statement on today's report by HS2 Ltd - 'HS2: Getting the...
Harry Potter A History of Magic

New ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ exhibition set to light up Leeds Central...

A Harry Potter themed exhibition celebrating the origins and history of magic is set to open at Leeds Central Library this Sunday. Inspired by the...
Windmill Inn

All hands to the pumps as Windmill Inn celebrates boom in trade after flood-hit...

An award-winning village pub, which has been the focal point of the local community for over 400 years, is celebrating a resurgence in business...