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31 Jul 2020

Leeds health leaders say breastfeeding makes a world of difference

Local health leaders are raising awareness of the environmental and health benefits of infant feeding—as well as the support available—to mark World Breastfeeding Week.

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05 Jul 2020

“Cautious optimism” for thousands of Leeds residents as shielding restrictions eased

Thousands of people across Leeds with health conditions are preparing for an easing of the severe restrictions they have been living with since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

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12 May 2020

Key role for Leeds City Council chief executive in national coronavirus contact tracing programme

Tom Riordan CBE to lead on government COVID-19 contact tracing and testing work

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06 May 2020

New measures to support social distancing for people walking and cycling in Leeds

Leeds City Council is implementing new social distancing measures to support cycling and walking to protect public health across the city.

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26 Mar 2020

Continued support for rough sleepers and homeless outlined as city tackles Coronavirus

Council offers update on support for those who are homeless or rough sleeping during the current coronavirus crisis

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26 Mar 2020

Council Leader hails “heroic” effort of frontline workers in Leeds and underlines serious challenge facing city

The Leader of Leeds City Council has hailed the extraordinary efforts of frontline council, NHS and other key workers as the city faces up to one of the most serious challenges it has ever known.

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24 Mar 2020

City unites to help those in need

Leeds City Council has joined forces with Voluntary Action Leeds and a network of other local charities to deliver care to anyone in need across the city.

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