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West Yorkshire authorities coordinate resources to implement Rule of Six

West Yorkshire local authorities, together with West Yorkshire Police, will be taking a collaborative and proactive approach to ensure the public, businesses and venues across the county are adhering to new legislation following the implementation of the [...]

17 September 2020

Covid-19 update

Young people in West Yorkshire have an important role to play in tackling Covid-19, according to Local Resilience Forum

Ahead of new regulations coming into force on Monday, West Yorkshire Prepared is asking young people in the region to step up and take action in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. As cases in West Yorkshire continue to rise amongst young people, an [...]

9 September 2020

Covid-19 update

Use of face coverings in shops and supermarkets

As of Friday 24th July, it will be mandatory in England for all customers to wear a face covering in shops and supermarkets (except in exceptional circumstances). Under the new rules, shops and supermarkets will be expected to encourage customers to comp [...]

23 July 2020

Covid-19 update

Social distancing should not be forgotten say West Yorkshire organisations

Following the Prime Minister’s latest announcement on the relaxation of lockdown restrictions, West Yorkshire Prepared, together with notable health organisations, is once again calling on people in the region to be vigilant in their response to the Covi [...]

29 June 2020

Covid-19 update

Region’s local resilience forum urges West Yorkshire communities to act to avoid second wave

Ahead of further relaxation of the lockdown, West Yorkshire Prepared, the region’s Local Resilience Forum, is warning people to remain vigilant to prevent a second peak in the Covid-19 pandemic. Next Monday (15 June) will see some non-essential shops reo [...]

11 June 2020

Covid-19 update

LRF Chair encourages West Yorkshire communities to continue following social distancing advice following easing of lockdown

Dave Walton, co-Chair of West Yorkshire Prepared and Deputy Chief of the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service: I have the utmost professional admiration for my colleagues in the West Yorkshire Local Resilience Forum. Members of all key organisations ha [...]

4 June 2020