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Covid-19 update

The new COVID-19 variant is already in West Yorkshire communities & rates are increasing. We must act now to save lives. We are calling on everyone to take action – there is a very small window of time in which we can make a difference. Please stay at home and follow the restrictions:

12 January 2021

Covid-19 update

New COVID-19 variant is already in West Yorkshire communities and rates are increasing – we must act now

West Yorkshire Prepared, the region’s Local Resilience Forum, met today in light of increasing COVID-19 rates across the region and the presence of the new variant in our communities, and is urging everyone to recognise that time is of the essence in our [...]

8 January 2021

Covid-19 update

West Yorkshire Prepared: “Looking forward with hope and confidence to 2021”

As we all think about the new year and what challenges and opportunities it may bring, we do so with an assurance that the organisations that make up West Yorkshire Prepared are more than ready to deal with whatever comes our way. 2020 has taught us a lo [...]

31 December 2020

Covid-19 update

Local Resilience Forum urges people not to hold house parties ahead of New Year’s Eve celebrations

With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, West Yorkshire Prepared, the region’s Local Resilience Forum, is urging the public to keep following the guidance and not host large gatherings which could lead to an increase in Covid-19 cases. While the major [...]

30 December 2020

Covid-19 update

West Yorkshire agencies come together to encourage everyone to be safe and protect each other this Christmas

Local Authorities and organisations within West Yorkshire Prepared, the region’s Local Resilience Forum, have joined forces with West Yorkshire Combined Authority and West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and care Partnership (WY&H HCP) to appeal to th [...]

22 December 2020

West Yorkshire organisations aim to lift spirits with positivity campaign

West Yorkshire Prepared and West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP) have teamed up to spread some positivity across the region with a new campaign focussing on what we can do, not on what we can’t. The #WestYorkshirePositi [...]

3 December 2020

Covid-19 update

West Yorkshire Prepared: ‘We’ve made good progress – let’s keep going’

As West Yorkshire, once again, enters the highest tier of restrictions, the region’s Local Resilience Forum is reminding everyone of the good progress already made in reducing the spread of infection – but highlights there is still more to be done to bri [...]

2 December 2020

Covid-19 update

Let’s all work together: restrictions are our way out and not there to be worked around

West Yorkshire Prepared is encouraging residents across the region to work together to keep within the guidelines set out under the new National Restrictions which come into effect today, to ensure the next four weeks are as effective as possible in slow [...]

5 November 2020

Covid-19 update

West Yorkshire needs to stay strong and work together to bring the rate of infection down

As West Yorkshire prepares to move into the next – and currently most severe – tier of restrictions, the region’s Local Resilience Forum is repeating calls for people to work together, not give up and take responsibility for doing everything [...]

30 October 2020

Covid-19 update

West Yorkshire organisations urge public to be responsible and stay safe this Halloween and Bonfire season

With Halloween and Bonfire Night fast approaching, West Yorkshire Local Authorities and emergency services are asking everyone to consider alternative celebrations to stay safe and prevent the further spread of infection. Halloween and Bonfire Night are [...]

27 October 2020