Leeds has an ambition to be the best city in the UK.
This weekly news bulletin offers a quick round up of what's happening on social media.
A couple of quick pointers. Check the map above to find your nearest glass recycling bank – Leeds has over 700 across the city. That goes alongside the council's 100 electric vehicles, the most for any UK local authority. Bin wagons, plus park and ride buses, will follow.
The UK's first zero carbon cluster could be set for Yorkshire, with the signing of a partnership agreement.
A safer place
What do you think of these plans, for the year ahead, to make Leeds a safe place for everyone.
Co-produced with people across the city our Talk To Me, Hear My Voice booklet is citizen-led Practice Guidance for the Leeds Approach to Safeguarding Adults. It is based on their experiences and views. You can read it at https://t.co/XF7Ub63dyX pic.twitter.com/U3vX6L7QYt— Leeds Safeguarding Adults Board (@LeedsSAB) May 28, 2019
Various other supportive examples this week include: GP practices helping people affected by domestic violence, advice for migrants new to the city, Freedom Families' first Parents Engage event and this celebration of first generation Jamaicans in Leeds.
Burglaries often increase during the summer – here are some simple steps to take action. You can get updates from West Yorkshire Police's many, localised news feeds and neighbourhoods archive. In return, do you recognise someone caught on camera?
Watch this short film to learn if someone you know is being exploited by criminals.
Residents warned to take responsibility for household rubbish. Otherwise, they risk getting a fine.
Need help for problem gambling? Support is available in Leeds.
Active Leeds, meanwhile, is tackling myths around weight loss in its latest podcast, NHS Leeds' antibiotics resistance scheme is up for an award and watch this children's hospital film to see how young transplant patients have something to look forward to.
Fostering's net benefits
Summer in the Square
Need a vintage hi-fto match your vinyl? Want to take home a tapedeck? Going really old school and replacing your TV with a slide projector? Revive at Seacroft is ready to cater to all your retro audiovisual needs. For more info see here -> https://t.co/fCmO7lOc5E pic.twitter.com/IbJzmMTFl3— Leeds Recycles ♻️ (@RecycleForLeeds) May 27, 2019
Trio seek support
Three groups are seeking support. Seagulls Life House is crowdfunding in support of their work in paint reuse and community arts.
In return, thank you
A celebration of small groups and charities is being hosted by the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Cllr Eileen Taylor.