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Family-friendly ‘Lockdown Challenge’ launches in South Leeds

Last weekend (8-10 May 2020)saw the start of the Lockdown Challenge, which will see 700 families across South Leeds taking a series of daily challenges on wide-ranging themes including exercise, gardening, craft, cooking, creative writing, art, and yoga relaxation. The Challenge aims to break the monotony of the ongoing Coronavirus

Residents urged to get essential vaccines despite coronavirus outbreak

As part of the #NHSHereForYou campaign the NHS in Leeds is urging people to attend all regular vaccination appointments to prevent outbreaks of serious diseases and reduce future pressure on the health service. The call comes from NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) as it reminds parents and carers about

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme opens for applications

The Government’s scheme to support the self-employed has today (13 May 2020) opened for claims. From 8am this morning self-employed individuals or members of partnerships whose business has been adversely affected by coronavirus will be able to apply for a Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant worth 80% of their average monthly trading profits. Millions

Changes to Leeds parks as government eases lockdown

A number of changes in parks run by Leeds City Council will be implemented in response to the latest government guidance around outdoor activities. From tomorrow (Wednesday 13 May 2020): Council park car parks will reopen but playgrounds in parks will remain closed and the gates locked with notices in

South Leeds’ Systime computer amongst online exhibits

It might not the most attractive piece of hardware for the modern home office. But the retro Leeds-made Systime computer is still a captivating keystroke in the history of British technology. The nostalgic number-cruncher is among the exhibits featuring in Leeds to Innovation, a newly-online exhibition exploring some of Leeds’s