Leeds has an ambition to be the best city in the UK.
This weekly news bulletin offers a quick round up of how that looks on social media.
Working for wellbeing
The innovative Leeds Health and Care Academy continues to bring the city together to improve health and wellbeing. Check out their website, or download their summer newsletter for the latest achievements.
Meanwhile, One You Leeds are focusing on eating well to stay well this summer, including helping people learn to cook delicious, healthy meals.
Are you living with a condition such as #colitis, #psoriasis or #arthritis, and have been recently switched to a new drug? Attend our workshop in Leeds on 6 Sept. An exciting opportunity to shape & co-produce guidance to improve care for future patients: https://t.co/qZRPz1nleg pic.twitter.com/TpizrmUfEW— Patients Association (@PatientsAssoc) August 13, 2019
Connecting Leeds update
Quick reminder that planned work to transform the Headrow for better bus and pedestrian use will mean some changes to bus stops and routes from 1st September. Work to get the area ready has been happening at night, but daytime work kicks in at the start of next month. WY Metro have all the details to help you plan your journeys. Meanwhile, you can also have your say on plans for new cycling routes in Leeds.
We're excited to announce we've been working closely with @BLKMusicFes and @CarnivalLeeds to bring recycling facilities to both events! Keep an eye out for recycling bins accepting glass, plastic bottles and cans! #LeedsCarnival #CarnivalHappy #Chapeltown pic.twitter.com/xLyu4zM0zI— Leeds Recycles ♻️ (@RecycleForLeeds) August 14, 2019
Notes for Big Change
Big Change Leeds is a campaign dedicated to helping those in need on the streets of Leeds. If you're in Trinity Leeds tomorrow (Friday) look out for the charity fundraiser 'Singathon'...anything you can give will make a real difference to our street support effort.
Ready for the 'Worlds'?
It's just over a month to go until the UCI Road World Championships bring the world's best cycling and para-cycling riders to Yorkshire. Whether you're a novice or a veteran bike-race watcher, everything you need to know is in the Yorkshire2019 Spectator Guide. Download yours now.
As part of our year of Leeds World Class Sport, we're proud to be hosting the para-cycling and men's elite road races. It's an exciting end to our celebration of #leedssportingcity
Neighbours getting on
Do you have the skills to help Crossgates Good Neighbours get everyone online? There's a job going
Our Digital Inclusion Coordinator @rachalate has been at @Retasleeds today supporting them in taking their first steps to get online 👏 Enabling them to apply for jobs, access health services online and support their children with their homework. Such a great group 😁 pic.twitter.com/sfYKM14vHo— Leeds Libraries (@leedslibraries) August 8, 2019