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City grasps challenge of gambling addiction
Early help hubs mean safer schools
@CATCHLeeds this evening with Sgt Matt Guy delivering a knife awareness session . Fantastic support by @LUFC premier league kicks campaign in support of Operation Sceptre weeknof action @WYP_OpJemlock #partnership #powerofsport pic.twitter.com/rMr6Z0u2oe— Detective Superintendent Chris Gibson (@WYP_ChrisGibson) September 18, 2019
Go car free on Sunday
Sunday sees Leeds take part in Car Free Day 2019 with three roads closed and street parties in Beeston, Otley and Headingley. Public transport is an ideal alternative to the car, West Yorkshire Bus Alliance says.
As reported, Cookridge Street goes car-free from next autumn.
Catch champ cyclists
Some of the world's finest para-cyclists are in Wetherby this weekend as part of Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International.
A takeaway, meanwhile, has been hit with a £12,000 fine after they admitted illegally dumping waste outside Seacroft garages.
Figures paint health care picture
Did you know there are 75,000 carers in Leeds – roughly one in 10 local people. Those aged 65 and over are at least twice as likely to be caring for more than 50 hours per week.
One You Leeds, meanwhile, has helped more than 3,100 people manage their weight, 686 move more and nearly a thousand people cook well.
Would you like to become a friend of Age UK Leeds? We help and support lonely and vulnerable older people in Leeds and by making a regular donation you can help us continue to be there. Check out how simple it is to sign up at https://t.co/BAxkUc69Dt Thank you— Age UK Leeds (@AgeUKLeeds) September 13, 2019
Hear their voices
Leeds Recovery College, meanwhile, features in this media report.
Interested in social care?
Aged 14–25 and interested in health and social care? Healthwatch Leeds has volunteering opportunities.
Brexit: firms offer
A love of books underpins the launch of Leeds Year of Reading. Partners BookTrust will contribute over £1million worth of literature and resources over the next three years.
Value in people creating houses
What's your thoughts on Leeds nightlife? The Purple Flag questionnaire would like to know. Leeds is classed as a good night time destination offering an entertaining, diverse, safe and enjoyable night out.
Sky's the limit
You'll always get the best what's on listings from the likes of Visit Leeds. No wonder they are celebrating more than a million visits.