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
Earlier this afternoon, the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Graham Latty, has welcomed a group of students from Xuejun High School in Hangzhou, China.… Read More Nǐhǎo, Lord Mayor
Over the years, thousands of people have been involved in the Leeds-Lille partnership. If you are one of them, then we want to hear from you!… Read More Have you ever been involved in the Leeds-Lille twinning?
Last week we have welcomed six social workers from our Czech partner city Brno who were keen to see what social work with children and families looks like in Leeds.… Read More Open doors for Brno social workers
Yesterday, colleagues from Leeds City Council’s Children’s Services have shared some of the biggest success stories with our visitors for Esisimo Network Foundation, a fairly new non-governmental organisation from the north of Durban, our partner city in South Africa. … Read More Thumbs up for Child-Friendly Leeds
Performing Gender is a 2-year programme Yorkshire Dance is working on with partners from Italy, Slovenia, Spain and The Netherlands. Together they explore how sexual orientation and gender are viewed in societies across Europe… Read More Performing Gender: Five stories told through dance
“Why should only young people have all the fun?”, a woman at Haus Herbstzeitlos, a centre for senior citizens in Siegen, said to Frances Jones, then councillor for Morley, during a visit in 2001.
Since then there has been a series of exchange visits between Siegen and Morley/Leeds involving up to 25 people at a time.
… Read More Senior citizens visit Siegen