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Latest Citizenship, Participation & Sustainability News

My Money Week 2019 10th-16th June

A national activity week that provides opportunities for young people to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence in money matters to thrive in our society.  
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Stop Loan Sharks - Quality Mark Update

Stop Loans Sharks resource has gained financial education quality mark.
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PeaceJam Slam Leeds 30th March 2019.

FREE one day youth leadership conference at the University of Leeds, themed around - Sport as a Tool for Peace, with Jamie Jones-Buchanan, professional rugby player for Leeds Rhinos!
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Schools Recycling Takeover Challenge 2018

Throughout November, Leeds City Council’s Waste Strategy & Infrastructure service is hosting a schools Recycling Takeover Challenge for Primary school pupils with the long term aim of leaving an in-school legacy of teams of Recycling Champions!
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Cast your vote for the next Leeds Children’s Mayor

This year, children and young people in Leeds will be electing their 15th Children’s Mayor! As usual, hundreds of children wrote down manifesto ideas in schools which were whittled down to finalists that were submitted by 50 local primary schools.  A panel of ch...
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Clean Air Day 2018 - What's happening in Leeds

Clean Air Day 2018 is almost here, so why not join the GO GREEN challenge by wearing green and travelling around the city by bus, bike or by walking on 21st June to show your support to reduce pollution in Leeds. To find out what schools can do to support please...
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FREE to Leeds schools - Recycling visitor experiences, Leeds

A number of free educational visits are currently available to Leeds schools that support a range of national curriculum subjects including Geography, Science, PSHE and Citizenship as well as contributing to pupils' first-hand experience of key environmental iss...
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Government announces plans for a deposit return scheme to increase recycling rates

The government announces plans for a deposit return scheme to increase recycling rates and slash the amount of waste polluting our land and seas.
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FREE waste and recycling visitor experiences in Leeds

In light of these staggering Government statistics why not resolve to do something practical in 2018 to look after the environment and make a difference to this mountain of waste? This will also represent a small, but nevertheless positive, contribution to an em...
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National Recycling Week (25th Sept – 1st Oct 2017)

National Recycling Week runs from 25 Sept – 1 Oct 2017 and we’re supporting schools and young people across the city to get involved and think about waste, recycling and the environment. Why not watch this 1 min film (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WA3yknpS5nA...
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