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Amendment to Healthy Start Voucher Scheme

Due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, Healthy Start have temporarily extended the validity of the Healthy Start vouchers by 4 weeks, giving families 12 weeks to use their entitlement. This change will not reduce the number of vouchers received and registered retailers will continue to accept vouchers with extended expiry dates. There is […]

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Outdoor ESOL Classes in Lovell Park 18th, 24th & 27th August 2020 – Booking essential

Outdoor ESOL Classes will take place at Lovell Park (LS7) on Tuesday 18th August, Monday 24th August and Thursday 27th August.   These two hour exploratory and interactive classes will cover the following topics: Our future Where we live Our health and wellbeing Social conversation Our everyday lives Classes are available to Leeds residents (From […]

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Covid-19 Vaccine Research – Help Leeds Teaching Hospital get their message out to marginalised communities 19th August 2020 14:30-15:30

With so much misinformation/disinformation flying around about rthe development of c-19 vaccines, and people of African descent in particular this is an important opportunity to help shape the messaging behind the local vaccine trials.   A message to you from our colleagues at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust (LTHT): At LTHT, we are starting to plan for […]

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Connect & Create – a programme of events

From 17 August, City of Sanctuary will be running a series of online activities to celebrate what is important about being part of a community of sanctuary. Connect & Create is run by City of Sanctuary, along with Displace Yourself Theatre and Citizen Songwriters and includes interactive theatre on Mondays, sanctuary songwriting on Tuesdays, filmmaking on […]

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COVID-19 and BAME Pregnant Women

COVID-9 and BAME Pregnant Women:  There has been recent NHS research which found BAME pregnant women were more likely to be admitted to hospital with COVID-19 see the report here The Local Maternity System have produced videos and these have been interpreted into different languages to provide information to clients/service users/community members: https://www.wyhpartnership.co.uk/our-priorities/maternity/coronavirus-and-pregnancy

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COVID-19 Key Messages (Leeds) – please share widely

COVID-19 Key Messages: Over the last few weeks there have been a number of changes to government guidance. Leeds City Council have developed 6 key messages using government guidance to support communities in Leeds. These have been produced into infographics in English and translated into community languages available here: https://www.leeds.gov.uk/coronavirus/messages-to-share These new key messages infographics are […]

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Collection of Translated resources for Covid times from the Migrant Info Hub

Please see the updated Translated resources page on the Migrant Info Hub. This page shows translated information available on the following topics. Translation News and updates National Guidance Test and trace Face Coverings Health information Mental Wellbeing WHO’s coronavirus WhatsApp information service Using Technology Domestic Abuse Children and families School Benefits Housing Shopping and Socialising […]

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A bundle of resources from Tudor Trust – focusing on orgs who want to re-open safely

This is an excerpt from a recent email from Tudor Trust that is too good not to share. Really helpful info here for any organisation thinking about how to prepare their buildings, offices, staff and volunteers for reopening    Government advice on the safe use of multi-purpose community facilities: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-the-safe-use-of-multi-purpose-community-facilities Advice sheet on returning to […]

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Free online English resources for adults and children

previously posted by Hannah Jameson Online resources for self-study Online classes for learners For everyone who is at home and trying to continue their English language studies or learn with their children, please see this list of free online resources.  There are even some online courses starting soon to keep you busy!  The resources are […]

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