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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

Covid-19 update

West Yorkshire people need to act now to protect each other

As new restrictions come into force across the region, West Yorkshire Prepared is asking everyone to take responsibility and work together to do all they can to bring the rate of infection down, protect each other and prevent more severe restrictions bei [...]

14 October 2020

Covid-19 update

Majority of West Yorkshire venues praised for following new legislation

Following the introduction last week of new legislation for licenced premises, Local Authority officials in West Yorkshire are happy to report that most venues in the region are successfully adhering to the new guidance, but warned that issues are emergi [...]

1 October 2020

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