Leeds City Council has given an update on the financial support available to businesses as the city continues to meet the challenge of coronavirus. After the national budget last month and the package of emergency government announcements which followed, the council has put several measures into place to help businesses
As part of the response to coronavirus (COVID-19), GP practices in Leeds have made changes to the way appointments are offered and provided. Working closely with NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group, GP practices in the city have moved the majority of their appointments to telephone or video consultations. Face to
The NHS in Leeds is asking patients to stop over ordering on their repeat prescriptions or ordering earlier than they normally would do. Patients are also being reminded that they shouldn’t ask for an increased supply, and to continue to request repeat prescriptions at the normal frequency, no more than
Holbeck Together and Leeds United team up to launch ‘United Together’ charity appeal Calling on fans and the people of Leeds to donate just £1 to the cause South Leeds, not-for-profit organisation, Holbeck Together has joined forces with Leeds United to launch an appeal with the aim of raising vital
The NHS in Leeds is warning local people to beware of a new text scam that appears to use a genuine NHS appointment reminder number. The warning from the Counter Fraud team at Audit Yorkshire follows several patients around the country reporting “smishing” texts. Smishing is a form of fraud.
In such unprecedented times, families across the UK are facing challenges like never before, but for families affected by childhood cancer whose lives have already been turned upside down, COVID-19 is making life more difficult than ever. That is why local childhood cancer charity, Candlelighters, is launching the Big Night
UPDATED 31 March: Roxanne Bootland, from Leeds, who was the subject of a missing persons appeal, has been found safe and well. Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a missing woman from Leeds. Roxanne Bootland, aged 31, was last seen on Friday 20 March 2020 in
The leaders of the six different political groups represented on Leeds City Council have issued a joint statement to reassure residents that councillors are still available to help, support and represent Leeds residents during the COVID-19 crisis. The political group leaders of the Labour, Conservative, Liberal Democrat, Green, Morley Borough
Tomorrow, Sunday (29 March 2020) Holbeck-based Northern Monk brewery will be giving away 5,000 330ml cans of their flagship core range beer, Faith, to NHS workers across the UK. Northern Monk want to thank NHS employees for continuing to care for the country at this difficult time, so will be
First West Yorkshire is moving all services to a special timetable from Monday (30 March 2020) to ensure key workers, including health service and emergency workers, can get to and from their places of work and those who need to can still collect medical prescriptions or do their essential shopping.