Tag: Coronavirus

Support available if you’ve become more dependent on alcohol or drugs

Drug and alcohol recovery workers at Forward Leeds say they are “here to help” people who have become more dependent during the pandemic. Lee Wilson, Operations Director, Leeds said: “We believe some people may be misusing drink and drugs to cope with boredom, stress, anxiety about the future, about job insecurity

Hundreds of pounds raised for NHS by Hunslet street’s fun and games

A single street in Hunslet has raised hundreds of pounds for the NHS after holding weekly quizzes and bingo sessions throughout lockdown. Residents of Parnaby Avenue have raised more than £200 and strengthened their community spirit in the process. All funds will be donated to Leeds General Infirmary’s children’s ward.

Don’t pass it on – help keep the R number down in Leeds

As lockdown restrictions slowly ease, the local NHS is urging people in Leeds to continue to take care and follow precautions in order to keep the COVID-19 infection rate under control. Dr Alison Best, Associate Medical Director for NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group, said: “As shops and town centres open

BasementArtsProject: View From The Corner – Notes On A Pandemic 2 (Night)

The stillness of a pandemic night is unnerving having spent seventeen of my twenty years in Leeds ‘On The Corner’ of Tunstall and Dewsbury Road. Where once the sound of car engines being gunned at the junction, bowel juddering bass from others sat with engines idling outside the garage, arguing