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Young and older alike
What does a city do to support its young and older people?
Joyce to the world: an age proud first
Royal appointment for Sue
Leeds Youth Justice Service was visited by Princess Anne on Tuesday. HRH The Princess Royal attended the Hunslet centre after education officer Sue Pearson won a Butler Trust Award.
People benefit from better homes
Ninety-four per cent of tenants were satisfied with Housing Leeds repairs, its annual report shows. The service spent £82million on improving homes in 2018/19 and supported over 4,000 tenants – to claim £3m in additional benefits – with the roll out of universal benefits.
Awards: we've got a few...
Don't miss the 30 September deadline for nominations towards Leeds Compassionate City Awards 2019.
Slow, slow, quick
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My Health My School is a new online resource for children promoting healthy eating, physical activity and more.
Chris Murphy from #Leeds spent nine years struggling with #gambling #addiction – which nearly ended in suicide. He’s sharing his story to help people who may have hit rock bottom like he did once. @ChrisMurphy180 @mgaskell12 @GamCare @BeGambleAware pic.twitter.com/HYteB4EajO— Leeds & York NHS PFT (@LeedsandYorkPFT) September 25, 2019
Full-time students who've recently moved into student accommodation should apply for council tax exemption. Such properties may not be automatically registered.
Sport in the frame
To all who made our #EulogyProject the most popular exhibition @leedslibraries yet; to families, funders, partners & 18,000+ visitors, most of all to the 1st generation Jamaicans whose stories told the story of #Leeds THANK YOU 🖤💛💚 #JamaicaLeeds #nationallotteryheritagefund pic.twitter.com/M8AbOYWodg— JamaicaSocietyLeeds (@JamaicaLeeds) September 25, 2019