Since March, our lives have been dominated by Covid. As I write, Leeds has just been put under new restrictions which mean that families won’t be able to see anyone else in their homes. It is the rising rate of infections in our city that has made this inevitable and
This summer, the local NHS is reminding South Leeds residents to stay safe and look out for any symptoms of coronavirus. With lockdown restrictions easing and more people going on holiday, visiting tourist attractions, pubs and restaurants, it’s vital that everyone protects themselves and others by following government guidelines. Dr
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
We are, as a rule, a social species and the idea of isolating oneself, or even a family group, away from the rest of society for an indefinite period of time is probably one of the cruelest requests that could be made of many people. Even the most anti-social behaviour is at it’s heart a social act; rarely do people set out to behave badly on their own, more often than not there is a pack instinct that draws people together based on shared values
A Beeston care home – Sunnyview House – has seen seven residents pass away with confirmed Coronavirus (Covid-19), and a further ten have passed away who displayed symptoms but have not been confirmed as Covid-positive. We understand that other local homes are suffering similar circumstances, but details remain unclear. Sunnyview
A report detailing how Leeds is responding to and preparing for further challenges in facing the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak has been published (16 March 2020). The main report, to Leeds City Council’s executive board, outlines how the council and its health and social care partners have been working with emergency
Without telling me, my Mother set off early this morning (16 March 2020) to pick up one or two items from Morley. After seeing others with shopping piled high, and stores full of shoppers, she tried to buy what she needed, but was unable to get some essentials. My Mother
Following the Government’s change of advice yesterday (16 March 2020) many organisations have changed their operations and most public events have been cancelled. South Leeds Life is keen to play a useful role locally as we all tackle the Coronavirus pandemic. We won’t be covering the global or national situation.