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New grant initiative launched to help West Yorkshire communities

West Yorkshire Prepared, the Local Resilience Forum for West Yorkshire, has launched a brand new grant initiative, aimed at helping communities across West Yorkshire increase their resilience and preparedness, ensuring they are ready should a major incid [...]

20 December 2021

West Yorkshire organisations work together to improve night-time public safety

West Yorkshire Prepared, the Local Resilience Forum for West Yorkshire, is working with Yorkshire’s leading organisations and services to re-launch the ‘Ask for Angela’ initiative – a campaign which aims to keep people safe while out in bars, pubs and re [...]

8 December 2021

West Yorkshire Prepared response to PM’s announcement re. Omicron variant

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Saturday (27 November) in response to the emergence of the new Omicron variant, West Yorkshire’s Local Resilience Forum is appealing to people in West Yorkshire to continue protecting each other and prevent [...]

30 November 2021

Fuel supply – response from West Yorkshire frontline services

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Prepared – the region’s Local Resilience Forum – said: We would like to reassure people that our frontline emergency responders, including the police, fire and ambulance services, are not experiencing any issues due to t [...]

27 September 2021

Yorkshire organisations come together to highlight importance of being water wise

Multiple organisations across Yorkshire have joined forces to encourage people across the entire region to learn about the dangers of open water swimming, after recent hot weather has led to a spate of tragic water incidents on beaches and in lakes, rive [...]

28 July 2021

West Yorkshire organisations offer advice to stay safe and well during extreme temperatures

With high temperatures expected to continue until tomorrow, West Yorkshire organisations are offering advice on coping in the heat and preparing for extreme temperatures to ensure people keep themselves and loved ones safe and protected. Many areas of Yo [...]

21 July 2021

Covid-19 update

West Yorkshire Partnerships urge people to make the right decisions ahead of restrictions easing

As the next step of the roadmap out of lockdown is set to come into effect on 19th July, West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP) and West Yorkshire Local Resilience Forum (LRF) are urging residents to continue to be cautio [...]

14 July 2021

Covid-19 update

West Yorkshire urged to stay safe while watching Euros final

Ahead of the England vs Italy final this weekend, West Yorkshire leaders are encouraging people to remain cautious when watching the match with others, whether at home or at a venue, as COVID-19 rates continue to rise across the region. Many people will [...]

9 July 2021

West Yorkshire Local Resilience Forum welcomes new Chair

West Yorkshire Prepared, the region’s Local Resilience Forum, is pleased to welcome Kersten England CBE to the team to help lead the multi-agency partnership in preparing for and responding to major civil emergencies in the region. Kersten, who is Chief [...]

25 June 2021

Covid-19 update

West Yorkshire Prepared statement following PM’s announcement on final stages of roadmap

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday (14 June) regarding the delay in the easing of restrictions due to take place next week, West Yorkshire’s Local Resilience Forum is appealing to people in West Yorkshire to please continue doing all t [...]

16 June 2021