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HEALTH NEWS

Public Health England (PHE)

New funding promises extra support for people with alcohol problems

As part of new national capital funding awarded by Public Health England (PHE) to help improve the lives of those affected by alcohol, Leeds...
NHS Health Check

NHS Health Check plans get the all clear for Leeds

With a successful record of delivering the NHS Health Check programme at a level almost ten per cent higher than the national average, Leeds...
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Getting into good habits in Leeds

Former smokers in Leeds are a growing band new figures show, as the annual Stoptober campaign comes to an end. Leeds smoking rates are continuing...
Leeds Breastfeeding Plan

Leeds plan backs breastfeeding as Health Visiting service awarded Gold status by Unicef

Plans for improving rates of breastfeeding in Leeds are set to be discussed at Leeds City Council executive board on 17th October. The new Leeds...
Children and Family Bereavement Service Leeds

Local NHS Trust to work with Leeds City Council to deliver new services for...

New health service provision for 0-19 year olds in Leeds will be delivered by Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust (LCH) following the award of...
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Leeds to host King’s Fund 2018 healthy cities conference

With Leeds rated as one of the best cities for health and wellbeing, on Tuesday 17 July it will host a major conference looking...
Specialist Autism Services

New programme to boost number of people with autism accessing city-wide apprenticeships introduced

An innovative project aiming to increase the number of people with autism accessing apprenticeships and jobs in Leeds is now open to applications. Working closely...
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New report warns of challenging times for Leeds health

Prospects for continuing improvements to people’s health in Leeds are under threat according to the latest annual report from Leeds Director of Public Health. Dr...
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Keep it out and help Leeds smokers quit

A regional campaign to crack down on illegal tobacco sales is being backed by Leeds City Council as part of ‘Keep it Out’ in...
Leeds Health and Wellbeing wheel

Leeds best city for health and wellbeing status confirmed by independent study

Leeds ranks highest amongst the Core Cities according to recently released analysis from the What Works Centre for Wellbeing. The analysis looks beyond economic and...
NHS Health Check Leeds

Public encouraged to take steps to improve their health with NHS health check

Leeds City Council is encouraging people across Leeds, who are eligible, to take up the opportunity to receive their free NHS health check. In Leeds,...
Dr Cameron Cllr Charlwood Catherine Ward

Tackling mental health stigma one day at a time

A wide range of activity is happening across Leeds to highlight Time to Talk Day 2018 which is on Thursday 1 February. Time to Talk...
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...
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...

MORE STORIES

Lord Mayor of Leeds

New Leeds Lord Mayor officially announced

Councillor Eileen Taylor has been announced as the new Lord Mayor of Leeds for 2019/20. She was handed the chains at the council’s Annual General...
Pilot whale

Pilot project will piece together Leeds whale’s tragic tale

The skeleton of a majestic whale cruelly killed by fishermen 152 years ago will be reconstructed for a new display highlighting the plight of...
Leeds Lord Mayor's Charity Appeal

Leeds tallest abseil raises thousands of pounds in support of Lord Mayor’s appeal

In just over a few months Leeds City Council staff and partners have fundraised £3,605 in support of the Lord Mayor’s appeal. The Lord Mayor...
Leeds City Market

Young entrepreneurs set out their stall at Leeds Market as part of ‘Love your...

Young people from across Leeds and West Yorkshire will be showcasing their creative talents and business skills at Leeds City Market during Love Your...
Leeds Core Strategy

Public consultation to begin on proposed modifications to Leeds Core Strategy Selective Review

Public consultation on proposed modifications to the Leeds Core Strategy Selective Review is set to start. Leeds City Council’s executive board approved six weeks of...
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Take part in the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Leeds Just One Day...

Just One Day is an annual one day event where local communities, businesses and organisations are encouraged to come together and raise awareness and...
Temple Newsam House

National Lottery funding helps Temple Newsam team make history

For more than 500 years it’s been one of the cornerstones of Leeds’s history and heritage. Now a new project to help secure the historic...
Leeds Industrial Museum

Full steam ahead as Fiona gets fired up for mills weekend

After a lifetime toiling at the beating heart of British industry, she’s certainly earned a rest. But this weekend, Leeds Industrial Museum’s magnificent mill engine...
Happy Easter Leeds

We wish you a happy Easter, filled with happiness, peace and love

One of the most important holidays of Christianity is Easter. Everyone knows that Easter celebrates Jesus Christ’s resurrection but perhaps not many of us...
ICC Cricket World Cup

‘India’s biggest cricket fan’ enjoys the delights of Leeds as part of tour of...

Visit Britain have been running a campaign in India to find the country’s biggest cricket fan ahead of this year’s Cricket World Cup. The enthusiasm...
St Peter's Singers of Leeds

St Peter’s Singers present JS Bach’s dramatic and stunningly beautiful setting of the story...

St. Peter’s Singers of Leeds present Music for Good Friday on 19 April at 7.00pm at Leeds Minster. This year the St Peter’s Singers present...
LANDART Wentworth Woodhouse

Gear up to welcome the world’s best cyclists

With just over a fortnight to go until the start of the Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire are reminding people to get...
Leeds Primary School Places

Increase in children in Leeds being offered first preference primary school places

Families in Leeds applying for their child’s first primary school place are receiving their offers and more of them are being offered their first...
Leeds City Museum

Face facts, museum’s new display of figures is ancient history

It’s a tradition which began 40,000 years ago with an artistic Stone Age human and a spare piece of mammoth tusk. Now a new museum...
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Leeds can become a carbon neutral city by 2050

Leeds can become a carbon neutral city by 2050—and could potentially achieve the 2030 target in the climate emergency motion passed by councillors on...
Leeds Park Row

Senior councillors in Leeds to agree £20.7 million plan to transform city centre transport

Senior councillors in Leeds will discuss an update on plans to transform transport and travel in and around the city centre at a meeting...
Leeds PIPES network

Phase two of Leeds PIPES district heating network set to get the go ahead

The Leeds PIPES district heating network (DHN) could be rolled out across the city centre sooner than expected thanks to the opportunity to coordinate...
Public Health England (PHE)

New funding promises extra support for people with alcohol problems

As part of new national capital funding awarded by Public Health England (PHE) to help improve the lives of those affected by alcohol, Leeds...
Leeds Channel 4

Leeds welcomes announcement from Channel 4 about the composition of National HQ in the...

Leeds and the wider city region welcome the news from Channel 4 that creative and digital departments will sit at the heart of the...
Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership

Employment Hub launched in Leeds City Region

A new Employment Hub has launched as part of Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership’s (the LEP) commitment to address current and future skills shortages...
Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair

Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair

The largest Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair in the north returns to the Leeds first direct arena on Monday 4 March, 4pm – 8pm. The event kick...