The theme of this year’s World TB Day is ‘Light up the world to Stop TB’, and Leeds Town Hall and Civic Hall will be lit up red to promote awareness of the day. TB is still active in Leeds but together we can end this terrible disease. We can make history – end TB
Kevin McGready, who works with Leeds City Council’s public health team, tells us about this disease and what is being done. Continue reading
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Measuring things is vital. If we don’t know what we have, or where we are, how can we check on our progress and have a proper sense of direction? Councillor Rebecca Charlwood, Leeds City Council executive member for health, wellbeing and adults, and chair of the city’s health and wellbeing board, has a chance to get an overview of the city’s wellbeing. She explains how recent data analysis shows some great progress. Continue reading
February is LGBT History Month in the UK, a time to celebrate some of the amazing things that have been achieved within LGBT rights, remember some of the low points that we and others before us have fought through and highlight some of the wonderful things LGBT people have accomplished.
Emily Metcalfe, of the Leeds Bi Group, highlights some of the bisexual events and involvement within LGBT history, here are a few of the key moments that stand out to her, and also includes some local events. Continue reading