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Jamaican High Commissioner attends launch of Eulogy exhibition

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Originally posted on International Relations Leeds:
Yesterday evening the Jamaican High Commissioner, His Excellency Seth George Ramocan CD, joined the Lord Mayor of Leeds and Leader of Leeds City Council for the preview of a special new exhibition.  “Eulogy” celebrates the lives, journeys…

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Telling the stories of Leeds’ migrants

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Leeds City Museum has celebrated the launch of a new exhibition that explores some of the personal stories of Leeds’ migrant communities and looks at what they brought with them to make a home…

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Out of the blue

Helen Thomson had the awful experience of her brother dying suddenly. She movingly explains some of the issues and feelings she has dealt with, as part of our series of blogs for Dying Matters Week.

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Hands up who likes tea?

Allison Cliff is a librarian, part of the Leeds Libraries team. She’s helped out Leeds Bereavement Forum and their death cafe sessions. Here’s her take on Dying Matters week.

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Dying matters for mental health

Every year in May, Dying Matters Leeds hosts an awareness week (this year from 13th-19th May) which gives an unparalleled opportunity to place the importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement firmly on the local agenda. This year’s theme is ‘Are You … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about death with Leeds Dying Matters Partnership

Talking about death and dying won’t make it happen any sooner, but not talking about it won’t make it go away, either. Talking about dying and what would be important to us – to our family, friends and wider support … Continue reading

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Tackling illicit tobacco helps smokers quit

Dr Ian Cameron, Leeds City Council Director of Public Health, is backing campaigns to tackle illegal tobacco, help people quit smoking and promote a smoke free generation. 

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