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Android : Leeds case rate has edged up a little to 287.7 per 100k and positivity to 11.9%. Although the overall trend is still down, we need to keep staying in and keeping our distance. This awful virus doesn’t let up, so let’s keep at it.

Android : An update from our Chief Executive Tom Riordan with the latest COVID-19 situation across Leeds

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Twitter Web App : “The Prime Minister has described the vaccination programme as a ‘race against time’ but our region will struggle to win that race if we cannot have certainty that vaccine deliveries will happen on the promised schedule- Leaders of West Yorkshire Councils westyorks-ca.gov.uk/all-news-and-b…

Orlo : Join BIPC Leeds next Wednesday evening (27 January, 6-7pm) for a free virtual event, focused on how the UKs live music scene moves forward from the pandemic.

To register for this discussion and Q&A featuring diverse music industry figures, please visit: orlo.uk/3Ywa1

Orlo : Share your views on our proposal to permanently expand St Edward’s Catholic Primary School by 10 places in Reception from September 2022. Complete our online survey to tell us what you think - open until 11th February 2021. More information here: leeds.gov.uk/schools-and-ed….

Orlo : New animation shows how £16million Connecting Leeds project will improve the A647 Stanningley Road for all road users.
View the animation: orlo.uk/Animation_5iOyC
Read the full story: orlo.uk/Press_release_…

iPhone : Another cold one tonight with occasional showers that could be wintry! 🌨 Road surfaces expected to drop below freezing with a chance of frost too. Primary routes will be gritted at 3.30pm and again at 4am. Cycle routes and city centre precincts will be treated at 4am. 🧣🧤🥶 pic.twitter.com/m8IflSSiFm

Twitter Web App : To qualify for the payment, youll need to be a low income earner or receive certain benefits. The full eligibility criteria and guidance on how to apply can be found on our website: leeds.gov.uk/coronavirus/se…

Twitter Web App : If you've been told to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace or the NHS Covid-19 app but are unable to work from home, you may be eligible for a support payment of £500. More info here: leeds.gov.uk/coronavirus/se…

Android : The #CovidVaccine is safe. All steps in the usual vaccine development process have been rigorously followed, including clinical trial phases.

It is being offered to those who will benefit, starting with those who need it most.


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Orlo : The NHS is currently offering the coronavirus vaccine for people who are most at risk from coronavirus, before being offered more widely. The NHS will let you know when its your turn, so please do not get in contact before then. Find out more: orlo.uk/ZdgQ2

Orlo : If youre struggling financially for any reason, you might be eligible for benefits or other support. @LeedsMIC can help you find free, impartial and confidential help with bills, debt, money benefits, emergency food, low cost loans & employment support: orlo.uk/L61q4

Android : Leeds case rate down further to 285.3 per 100k (from 291.2), which is good progress. This is still a relatively high case rate & pace of reduction is slowing though, so we need to continue staying in & keeping our distance. Vaccine roll out going well but we can’t drop our guard.

Twitter Web App : Following a week of unsettled weather, we're glad to see the situation slowly improving. #StormChristoph is a timely reminder that flooding can happen at any time. Check out our website for more advice bit.ly/3nQLPfv #flooding #Leeds twitter.com/WYRForum/statu…

Twitter Web App : The covid-19 vaccine is free of charge. When it is your turn for the vaccine, you will be contacted by the NHS. You will never be asked to share bank details to confirm your identity, or pay for a vaccine.

More info:

Twitter Web App : Take a look at this video which helps explain how the movable weirs at Crown Point and Knostrop work #Leeds #flooding #StormChristoph youtube.com/watch?v=lElHY_… (2/2)