Tag: public health

Move over, Doctor Who! Teen time travellers explore health history

Hi, we are a group of young people who attend The Cupboard, a youth project in South Leeds. We have been taking part in a yearlong teenage health project (funded by Young Roots Heritage Lottery Fund) exploring teenage health issues from the 1800s to now and called our project the

Area Committee to discuss community hub at St George’s Centre

  Plans to pilot new arrangements at St George’s Centre in Middleton are on the agenda for the Inner South Area Committee meeting on Wednesday (19 March 2014). St Georges Centre already features a one stop centre for Council services, a library, a jobclub, credit union counter as well as

Free swimming as Leeds bids to be most active city

  On Wednesday the Council’s Executive Board is considering recommendations, which will provide two hour a day free use at the John Charles Centre for Sport and Middleton Leisure Centre.  The timeslots that have been allocated to the leisure centre free offer are mainly during the daytime and are all

South of the River – Paying for healthcare

  The National Health Service is being privatised before our eyes. The latest idea is that we should pay to visit our GP. The free-at-the-point-of-delivery principle of the NHS has been compromised for decades – prescriptions charges, opticians and dental charges, but encouraging patients not to see their GP sounds