Tag: COVID-19

NHS in Leeds to begin Spring booster vaccinations this week

The NHS in Leeds is starting to offer Spring booster vaccines this week as the Covid-19 vaccination programme moves to the next phase. The extra booster is being offered to people aged 75 and over, care home residents and people with weakened immune systems (12 and over), in line with

‘Get vaccinated to protect your baby’ plea to pregnant women in Leeds

Pregnant women in Leeds are being urged to get vaccinated to protect both themselves and their unborn baby against the serious effects of Covid-19. Covid-19 increases the risk of still birth and giving birth prematurely, as well as the risk of pre-eclampsia. However, according to recent data, only 56% of

Council approves consultation on £700k plan for golf course land

Councillors on the Executive Board have approved a report from the Director of Communities, Housing and Environment to create a new parkland at the site of the former South Leeds Golf Club, off the Ring Road next to Middleton Park. The 48 hectares of parkland is set to incorporate a

Indoor venues set to welcome back visitors as Covid restrictions ease

Indoor venues in Leeds including the city’s restaurants, bars, museums and cinemas will welcome back visitors next week as Covid-19 restrictions continue to ease. The latest step in the relaxation of government restrictions will mean that from Monday 17 May 2021, groups of six people or two households will be