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Lots of free #HealthyHoliday activities for children are running this summer. Each activity includes a free healthy meal. For further details, please use this link to see what’s happening across Leeds and how families can book on:https://t.co/Itj1qE6erK@LeedsCommFound— Leedsmic (@Leedsmic) July 29, 2019
More Sights... at Welcome to Yorkshire.
Channel 4, meanwhile, has launched a recruitment drive for Leeds with roles in audience research, business affairs, digital and much more.
Pride: you ready?
Sharing cuts the cost
Do you know someone with a spare bedroom? Homeshare brings together people with an extra bedroom with those happy to chat and lend a hand around the house in return for low cost accommodation.
We’re urgently seeking donations of unopened shampoo and deodorant for the women and children staying at our refuges. If you can help, please drop your donations off at our @LWA_CharityShop in Horsforth.— Leeds Women's Aid (@LeedsWomensAid) July 29, 2019
Nick's moved on
How does Emmaus Leeds get people back on their feet after time living on the streets? Let Nick explain.
Graduates done good
Our @clareminne 3 months ago she had an anaphylactic shock and in the ambulance she asked the paramedic if she was going to die. “Yes, love. But not today,” said the woman. Today she graduates with a first from @UniversityLeeds. We are so utterly happy. Thank you @nhsleeds pic.twitter.com/imQWlcGsb8— Joris (@jorisminne) 22 July 2019
Try, try, try (again)
Congratulations to Leeds Rhinos at their Challenge Cup trophy win. Caitlin Beevers' tale is worth repeating.
Noble professions bring rewards
Learning disability nursing has been a recognised speciality for 100 years. Leeds' nurses support people on wards, in the community and supported living accommodation. This quartet give the full picture.
Leeds' Healthy Visitor Service, meanwhile, is rated gold – by Unicef for its pregnancy care.
Not forgetting #50LeedsReads.
Today's the day
The volunteer programme opens today at Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group. Volunteers help ensure the voice of patients, carers and the public are considered for health decisions.
Conversation around climate
'There are over 600 parks, woodlands and other green spaces in Leeds. It's vital that all of us play our part looking after them'. Watch our video to see how you can help. #loveleedsparks #parksmatter #Leeds https://t.co/QCpBNIYPaz— @LeedsParksFund (@leedsparksfund) July 27, 2019
Open is our business
NHS Leeds has published a recording of its AGM.
Elsewhere, you're invited to take part in a session on the future of local growth funding.
Virtual reality is a big hit, from the looks of things, among the dementia carers at Wykebeck Valley Centre.
Where to start?
It's not just Pride – Leeds has a bumper social calendar. In no particular order, we give a nod to Music: Leeds 'Live in the Square', #pianoleeds, St Gemma's Night at the Proms, Child Friendly Leeds Sundays, Memories of Windrush, #MigrationStories and school bookings to tour Leeds' Rerf (recycling and energy recovery facility). Visit Leeds and Leeds Inspired offer unbeatable listings.