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

Possible All Along – marking the International Day of Disabled People

Disabled artists in Leeds are showing that they are an important part of the city’s cultural landscape with an online exhibition. The exhibition, called Possible All Along, is launched today on International Day of Disabled People, 3 Dec 2020. The project was supported with funding from Leeds Inspired, part of Leeds City Council. Thirteen artists are… Read More Possible All Along – marking the International Day of Disabled People

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

Chinese health experts discovering health technology in Leeds

In early November we hosted a group of health experts from Leeds’ partner city of Hangzhou who were looking at how our city has built a sector strength in health and medical technology and digital health. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office awarded Leeds City Council a small grant from its International Programme for this project which focuses on Leeds’… Read More Chinese health experts discovering health technology in Leeds

Leeds based Bambisanani partnership meets Lord Mayor of Leeds

The Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Leeds, Councillors Graham and Pat Latty,  recently met representatives from different organisations involved in the Bambisanani partnership which co-ordinates charitable work in rural South Africa. The charity started out in life as a partnership between St Mary’s school in Menston and Mnyakanya school in northern Kwazulu Natal, involving student exchanges… Read More Leeds based Bambisanani partnership meets Lord Mayor of Leeds

Chinese healthcare professionals visit Leeds City Region

A delegation of medical and healthcare professionals from Shandong province in China visited Leeds last week to look at creating new partnerships and exploring investment opportunities in the city region.   The delegation was welcomed by Councillor Jane Dowson, the Lord Mayor of Leeds, and received presentations from David Moore, the Sector Manager for Healthcare and Life… Read More Chinese healthcare professionals visit Leeds City Region

International honour for school’s work in South Africa

Based at St. Mary’s School, Menston and supported by both the University of Leeds and Leeds Trinity University, the Bambisanani Partnership charity has gained international acclaim over the past eleven years for its work in one of South Africa’s most deprived rural areas. As a result of the Bambisanani Partnership’s pioneering work in South Africa… Read More International honour for school’s work in South Africa