Looking for volunteers to get involved in the Morley-Siegen link

The Morley-Siegen link celebrated it’s 50th anniversary in 2017 and the organisers are looking to recruit new volunteers to get involved in next visit to Morley by a group of older people from Siegen. “Come and welcome our friends from Siegen!”   A group of older people is coming over from Siegen at the beginning of… Read More Looking for volunteers to get involved in the Morley-Siegen link

Leeds business community welcomes Chinese Consul General

Today members of Leeds’ civic, business, education and cultural sectors welcomed the Chinese Consul General to Leeds and introduced him to the many opportunities which Leeds has to offer to partners in China.  He was welcomed to the Civic Hall by the Lord Mayor, Councillor Graham Latty and the Leader of the Council, Councillor Judith… Read More Leeds business community welcomes Chinese Consul General

“European Christmas” in Brno

Over the Christmas period, Leeds’ partner city of Brno in the Czech Republic has been teaching its young people about how Christmas is celebrated across Europe.  Brno’s partner cities from across Europe sent over details of Christmas traditions, typical Christmas food and decorations.  Children from Brno were invited to participate in workshops where they could find out more… Read More “European Christmas” in Brno

Bridges to New Beginnings

Today’s guest blog is by Dinah Beckett who works for Migration Yorkshire as the regional coordinator for unaccompanied asylum seeking children.  Dinah has been involved in the Youth Partnership, which brings together the Council of Europe and the European Union and they invited her to share her experience with other experts from across Europe. Together with Vanja… Read More Bridges to New Beginnings

Romanian Day celebrations in Leeds

Last week saw the visit of a delegation from Bucharest, headed by the Romanian Ambassador to the UK, Mr Dan Mihalache, to mark Romanian National Day and the 100 year anniversary of the Great Union Day. On 1st December, Romanians celebrate the Great Union Day (the country’s national holiday) which commemorates the achievement of a long unification… Read More Romanian Day celebrations in Leeds

Celebrate Chinese New Year with other Yorkshire businesses

Leeds City Council works in close partnership with the Business Confucius Institute of the University of Leeds.  The Institute is reaching out to companies across Yorkshire to join their annual networking dinner in celebration of Chinese New Year. The annual Yorkshire and Humber Chinese New Year Dinner hosted by the Business Confucius Institute at the… Read More Celebrate Chinese New Year with other Yorkshire businesses