Leeds showcases city’s approach to placemaking

Colleagues from Leeds City Council have been showcasing Leeds’ approach to placemaking at the international conference, Healthy City Design 2020, which saw over 400 delegates come together to discuss how public health professionals, designers, architects and planners can work together to create healthier cities. Leeds City Council’s Principal Design Officer, Jenny Fisher, alongside Advanced Health… Read More Leeds showcases city’s approach to placemaking

Leeds joins experts from Israel and the UK to discuss the importance of ed-tech

Leeds City Council joined experts from Israel and the UK for an online event that explored how education and ed-tech have evolved during the Covid-19 crisis. The webinar, organised by the Embassy of Israel, provided stakeholders in education with the chance to hear about the challenges and opportunities that the education sector has faced around… Read More Leeds joins experts from Israel and the UK to discuss the importance of ed-tech

Putting forward the voice of cities and young people in Europe

Earlier this year Leeds became Chair of a new working group for children and young people within the EUROCITIES network.  Part of the role is to represent European cities at high level events on children’s issues such as the EU Forum on the Rights of the Child which took place online this week. Representing Leeds… Read More Putting forward the voice of cities and young people in Europe

REGISTER NOW – Leeds & EUROCITIES have teamed up to look at how living labs can help create Smart Cities

Working in partnership with the major European city network, EUROCITIES, we’re organising an online event, as part of the wider Leeds Digital Festival, which will discuss how living labs can create opportunities for cities to become smart places. The event will take place on Thursday 01 October 09:30 – 11:10 (BST – UK TIME) The… Read More REGISTER NOW – Leeds & EUROCITIES have teamed up to look at how living labs can help create Smart Cities

ODI Leeds builds on partnership with the Netherlands

ODI Leeds (Open Data Institute) is continuing to strengthen its partnership with the Kingdom of the Netherlands through its Northernlands collaboration, a celebration of innovation and creativity from the North of the UK and the Netherlands. The ‘Northernlands’ partnership began back into 2019 with an event at Leeds Digital Festival and has continued to go… Read More ODI Leeds builds on partnership with the Netherlands

Full steam ahead – Leeds Industrial Museum celebrates international partnership

Did you know that Leeds Industrial Museum has a twinning relationship with the Sierra Leone National Railway Museum? The relationship came about five years ago when the Friends of the Sierra Leone National Railway Museum (FSLNRM) presented Leeds Industrial Museum with a plaque to commemorate the fact that both museums are home to locomotives made… Read More Full steam ahead – Leeds Industrial Museum celebrates international partnership

Swedish healthtech delegation visits Leeds

Last week, Leeds City Council, in collaboration with the Leeds Academic Health Partnership and University of Leeds, hosted a visit from healthcare leaders, businesses and investors from Sweden, who were in Leeds to hear about the city’s strengths in health technologies. Chief Officer for Economic Development, Eve Roodhouse, presented an overview of the healthtech sector… Read More Swedish healthtech delegation visits Leeds