Care home residents will be able to have more named visitors and opportunities for visits as of May 17, the government has announced.As part of step three of the roadmap, the number of named family members or friends able to visit their loved ones in care homes will be increased from two to five, as the visiting restrictions continue to ease.
LIVERPOOL have been linked with a swoop for Patrick Bamford - but they will have to pay more than expected after the Leeds star’s secret new deal.The 27-year-old striker has shone in the Premier League this term for Marcelo Bielsa’s side despite his previous poor spells at Crystal Palace, Norwich, Burnley and Middlesbrough.
The Myrtle Tavern pub will be showing all the England games on a mega screen in the pub garden A Leeds pub landlord has revealed plans to host a ‘VIP football festival’ in his beer garden this summer so fans can watch England compete in Euro 2021 in complete luxury.
Leeds councillor quits Labour over ‘institutionalised bullying’, and calls for committee governance system
Leeds councillor Paul Drinkwater has quit the Labour Party, according to a statement put on his official Facebook page this afternoon.In an explosive statement, Coun Drinkwater accused the current system of council governance as being a form of “institutionalised bullying”, adding that individual members’ concerns were not listened to during the ruling Labour group’s decision-making process.
Leeds, bars and restaurants will be able to welcome customers back inside next week Iconic Leeds pub Whitelock’s has announced plans for their reopening.It can finally let punters back in on Monday, May 17 as part of the latest easing of the government’s coronavirus measures.
The Covid-19 alert level in the UK has been downgraded after a “consistent” fall in cases, hospital admissions and deaths.Sign up to our daily newsletter The i newsletter cut through the noise Leeds news LIVE: People in England will be able to hug loved ones, dine in restaurants and go on holiday abroad from next week, Boris Johnson has confirmed.
The owners of bars in Leeds which have not yet reopened due to lockdown restrictions said they can't wait to return to normal life and throw open their doors on May 17.Chris Howard, 45, who owns Aire Bar on The Calls and Stephanie Cliffe, who owns The Assembly in Cross Gates, both spoke to the YEP to share their excitement at the prospect of finally being able to see their customers again - having watched on as other venues across the city utilised outdoor space.
Scientists at the University of Leeds have developed a technique using artificial intelligence (AI) which could help treat patients in the advanced stages of bowel cancer.A team at the university, working with researchers at Roche Diagnostics, has created a test using AI which measures proteins present in some patients with advanced bowel cancer.
Affectionate ‘teddy bear’ rescue dog is patched up and looking for a home where he won’t be left alone
An older Akita with a “fantastic nature” has been given a clean bill of health and is looking for a ‘forever family’ that will give him plenty of attention.Ten-year-old Kumar came to the Dogs Trust’s Rehoming Centre in Leeds after his owner sadly passed away.
Leeds United claimed another 'Big Six' victory on Saturday following the fallout from failed European Super League plot Victory over Tottenham on Sunday means that Leeds have an unbeaten record against former Super League clubs since the breakaway competition was announced on April 18.Newly promoted Leeds United have won five points from a possible nine against the seperatist six sides, suggesting the Super League perhaps wasn’t so super after all.
Leeds' oldest pub is preparing to welcome customers back inside the boozer for the first time in more than six months.Whitelock's, which was first licensed in 1715, has opened bookings for its indoor tables from Monday May 17 as Covid restrictions ease.Boris Johnson has given indoor hospitality the green light to reopen, permitting bookings for up to six people or two different households.
A former rescue dog, who is in the care of the Dogs Trust in Leeds after his owner died, is looking for a new home.Kumar, a 10-year-old Akita, has been given a clean bill of health by the Trust and the team there are hoping he will find a new home quickly as he is struggling to adapt to living in kennels.
Leeds residents started queuing more than four hours before the launch of new city centre restaurant Jollibee this morning.More than 150 lined up socially distanced across the Headrow before the restaurant opened at 10am.Jollibee is a restaurant chain founded in 1978 by Tony Tan Caktiong in the Philippines.
I joined the West Yorkshire Police Force in September 1978.It was not much longer before Margaret Thatcher gained power and appointed Willie Whitelaw as the Home Secretary.Whitelaw immediately brought about changes within the force that went much deeper than recognising, how badly we were paid.
How about this for a cracking idea with a jurassic twist.Giant dinosaur eggs are to be laid across Leeds this month (May) creating a family-friendly interactive event to herald the forthcoming Leeds Jurassic Trail 2.The free Dinosaur Egg Hunt featuring an augmented reality app will run from Saturday, May 29, to Sunday, June 13, when it will be revealed which full size beasts will be located where across the city in the UK’s biggest free animatronic dinosaur display this July and August.
LEEDS United could finish their first season back in the Premier League on 59 points which would highly likely seal a top-half finish.The Whites still have mathematical prospects of sealing a European qualification place but would almost certainly need to win their last three games and hope for improbable results elsewhere.
Police hand out penalties outside Leeds primary school due to dangerous parking - with prams forced into road
Police have handed out penalties outside a Leeds primary school on Monday morning due to dangerous parking on the road.This morning, Outer North West NPT Team One attended a complaint regarding parked vehicles blocking the footpath on the busy road towards Hawksworth Primary School.Parents with children in prams were forced into the narrow road at a peak time of day, police said.
On national Mental Health Awareness Week (May 10-16), Leeds City Council is launching a range of new resources created by young people for their peers to support positive mental health and wellbeing.These include support opportunities, a guide to creating a youth ‘wellbeing club’ from the Leeds Youth Council, and a website sharing advice on managing stress and anxiety by the Leeds Children’s Mayor.
Leeds United's former Championship rivals Derby County could face a points deduction this season which would condemn them to the drop Leeds United's recent history with Derby County is colourful and storied, with the Whites and the Rams locking horns over the reputed 'Spygate' saga during 2018/19.
The Covid-19 alert level in the UK has been downgraded after a “consistent” fall in cases, hospital admissions and deaths.Sign up to our daily newsletter The i newsletter cut through the noise Leeds news LIVE: Covid alert level downgraded as PM prepares to announce easing of restrictions The Covid-19 alert level in the UK has been downgraded after a “consistent” fall in cases, hospital admissions and deaths.