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.
There will be many highlights at Leeds Armed Forces Day on Saturday. You really won't want to miss our WWII Dakota aircraft flypast though. Make sure you're on Briggate from 3.50pm! https://t.co/ibrjPuY5Iu #LeedsAFD19 @leedsbestcityuk pic.twitter.com/T0x9YS9S0N— Leeds Armed Forces Day (@LeedsAFD) June 25, 2019
Women in engineering
To celebrate International Women in Engineering Day, meet Leeds' many female architects, builders, designers, planners, surveyors... at bit.ly/leedsinwed19.
No pause on climate campaigning
Last week Clean Air Day, this week plenty to add.
A new centre of excellence on climate change has opened at the University of Leeds. Two events scheduled – the next Big Leeds Climate Conversation and the UK's second meeting for climate impact. West Yorkshire Combined Authority has also been debating the issue.
Let's talk about the compassion
Leeds Compassionate City Awards 2019 is open for nominations. The awards recognise and celebrate the work of the city's unsung heroes, and show what we mean when we call Leeds a compassionate city.
Safeguarding sets agenda
24 to 30 June is Leeds Safeguarding Week.— Leeds Safeguarding Adults Board (@LeedsSAB) June 17, 2019
If you've requested a resource pack about Talk to me, Hear my voice, it'll soon be on its way to you. Let us know how you've used it to promote the Leeds Approach to safeguarding adults. pic.twitter.com/NG7xs0hGTY
Our Digital Inclusion Fund closed on Monday with 60 organisations from around #Leeds applying for funding - £100,000 will be distributed throughout the 3rd sector in Leeds to help accelerate digital inclusion and provide opportunities to get online for residents all over Leeds.— Leeds Libraries (@leedslibraries) June 20, 2019
Free music, plus festivals
Lots of free music this weekend as part of Summer Bands in Leeds Parks. That's alongside Leeds festivals for the waterfront, plus food and drink. If you are enjoying Gentleman Jack on TV, head on down to Leeds museums, this Secret Lives blog says.
On Saturday the Cleaner Neighbourhoods Team pulled together to remove this huge fly tip from Potterton Lane #BarwickinElmet Thank you to all those involved @MrMatt_Robinson @MrSamuelFirth @Stephenson_Ryan #CleanLeeds #CrimeNotToCare #TuesdayThoughts #Environment pic.twitter.com/jkWVT64SCn— Clean Leeds (@Clean_Leeds) June 18, 2019
Ecigs: what's your view?
Do you have views on e-cigarettes? This survey wants insight into public knowledge to inform policy.