Leeds has an ambition to be the best city in the UK.
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View to a thrill
The World Triathlon comes to Leeds this weekend – make sure you get the best views of the action.
Word gets around
Leeds has been named among the best cities for foreign investment, bucking the trend in the UK and EU. For further perspective, the city attracted £108.8m venture capital for digital during 2018 – compared to Manchester's £59.5m – while the likes of Channel 4, and others, will soon be trumpeting Leeds qualities at London Tech Week.
Decades of care
Give and gain when volunteering
Specials have message for you
Another infographic for you – 100% Digital Leeds in numbers. We'll publish more media landscape data over the next few weeks.
At your (health) service
Extended hours, on evenings and weekends, are now available to see your GP. In return, health chiefs want public input on medication combatting heart attacks and strokes, as well as from 14–19 year olds, to develop children's health services.
Wow! Over the last year 1089 patients who had previously not responded to their bowel cancer screening invite were supported by cancer screening champions across 50 Leeds practices to take up the offer.@MacmillanWYorks @nhsleeds @leedscc_news @Leedshospitals @profseanduffy— Leeds Cancer Programme (@LeedsCancerProg) June 3, 2019
The results are in for the Safe Haven GP report, while plenty of annual reports are now available from Leeds and York NHS Partnership – more in this blog. Better Lives Leeds, meanwhile, are blogging on peer support.
Waste to the wise
This short film gives simple tips on how to dispose of piles of household waste correctly.