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HEALTH NEWS

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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Temple Newsam music stands

Stunning carved creations to strike a chord at Temple Newsam

A collection of exquisitely carved music stands will go on display at Temple Newsam House this week to end the Leeds International Piano Competition...
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...
Leeds City Council’s Children’s Services

Children’s services in line for top awards

Services supporting children, young people and families across Leeds are in line for five prestigious industry awards. Leeds City Council’s Children’s Services have been shortlisted...
X1 South Bank Leeds

X1 secures approval for new Leeds neighbourhood

The next stage in the South Bank regeneration scheme has been given the green light, with Leeds City Council unanimously granting planning permission for...
John Smeaton Leisure Centre

Leeds lifeguard scoops national lifesaving award

A member of Leeds City Council’s sport and lifestyles team has received a prestigious national lifesaving award. Following an independent assessment and appraisal by the...
Headingley Cricket Ground

Over 2.5 million ticket applications received for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Over 2.5 million ticket applications received over two ballot phases as excitement builds ahead of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Limited tickets remain available for...
Leeds Children’s Mayor

Young people urged not to miss on chance to vote for new Leeds Children’s...

Twelve Leeds school children are now in the final stretch of their campaigns to become the new Leeds Children’s Mayor. This follows schools from across...
Rifles Regiment Leeds

Rifles Regiment take to the streets of Leeds

The public are invited to show their support for The Rifles Regiment as they march through the streets of Leeds this weekend (15 September)...
Leeds Pals

Call for communities to help commemorate Armistice centenary

A rallying cry has gone out calling on communities in Leeds to be part of a city-wide commemoration to mark 100 years since the...
Leeds Adult Learning

New adult learning courses now available in communities across Leeds

An exciting programme offering adults the chance to improve their knowledge or learn a new skill in an array of different subjects and topics...
Leeds Neighbourhood Network

Neighbourhood Network schemes funding announced

Popular Neighbourhood Networks schemes have been awarded five years funding to continue their work supporting older people and communities throughout the city, Leeds City...
Light Night 2018

Light Night’s glowing goliaths will be out of this world

A group of gigantic, luminous humanoids will land in the city centre for a captivating interplanetary installation at this year’s Light Night Leeds. The mesmerising...
Lets Ride Leeds

HSBC UK Let’s Ride – a fun, free cycling festival comes to Leeds

We’re closing the roads to traffic in Leeds on Sunday 2 September and hosting a street festival for anyone on a bike. Saddle up as...
Leeds 2023

Leeds 2023 is backing the light fantastic

The city’s new international cultural festival is throwing its weight behind one of Leeds’s most spectacular annual arts events. Leeds 2023 has this week been...
Leeds GCSE students

Leeds GCSE students celebrate exam results

Young people across Leeds are celebrating their GCSE results on Thursday 23 August. Around 7300 years 11 pupils in the city are receiving their results,...
ITU World Triathlon Series

Britain prepares to host double dose of ITU World Triathlon Series action in 2019

The AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds and Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham return to the sporting calendar for 2019, with mass participation entries...
Leeds Station

Masterplan for South Bank and remodelled Leeds Station formally adopted by Leeds City Council...

The continued regeneration of the South Bank area of Leeds including plans to maximise the remodelling of Leeds Station has taken a significant step...
Connecting Leeds

Over 15,000 responses to Connecting Leeds transport plans

The first two phases of consultation and engagement on the plans to transform transport and travel in Leeds resulted in more than 15,000 responses...
A-Level Leeds

A-level and post 16 qualification success for Leeds students

Young people in Leeds are celebrating receiving their A-level and other post 16 results today. Over 2500 pupils across Leeds received their grades today and...
The Luna Cinema

Experience the magic of cinema on Millennium Square

Cementing its place as the country’s leading producer of open-air film screenings, The Luna Cinema is partnering with Leeds City Council to put on...
20mph Local Areas Speed Limit

Further roll out of 20mph zones continues across Leeds

Lower speed limits are set to be introduced in more residential areas across Leeds as part of a city-wide programme to reduce road casualties. The...