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Covid-19 Community Champions and Micro Grant Funding

Community Champions Project update – Information for groups and organisations, *Micro Grants of up to £1,000 now available* We are now accepting applications for Covid-19 Community Champion Micro Grants, read more about the grant here or apply here. ** Applications will be assessed weekly until end of May 2021, however this could be subject to […]

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UPDATED LMP Zoom Chat Tuesday 20th April 2021 12:30 – 14:30

this article has been updated from the original posted at 13:18 on 16th April 2021 This session led by Shafir from West Yorkshire Trading Standards on Scams and fraud Education The link is here Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98681443983?pwd=aHJ4d3RYaEFKUDFqNC91NWpDSThzdz09 Meeting ID: 986 8144 3983 Passcode: 245173 The training will last for 2 hours, not 1.25 hours as […]

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LMP Zoom Catch Up Tuesday 6th April 2021 12:30-13:45

Apologies for the lack of notice – although we’ve been running these for over a year we forgot that there was one coming up after the Bank Holiday Join us for our fortnightly lunchtime session. Where we have a general chat about what’s up in Leeds check-in with one another share new developments As usual, […]

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Updates: Home Office Strategic Migration Call 25th March 2021

Please see below the key points from this week’s meeting. Sovereign Borders Bill – Home Office (HO) are still working through plans for asylum reception centres and will update more after the consultation takes place. Negative cessations – Home Office working with policy colleagues about how to include negative cessations data in the data share […]

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Leeds Shielding Diversity Group: New spoken material in community languages (inc. BSL) available to support people who are shielding

Working with community interpreters, Leeds City Council’s Health Partnerships Team is making sure that people who are Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (people who are ‘shielding’) are able to stay happy and healthy at home, making the decisions about their own health and wellbeing that ‘are right for me’, because they have received relevant and tailored messaging […]

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The Government’s COVID-19 Migrant Health Guide

The Government published a Covid-19 Migrant Health guide on the 17th February 2021 which can be accessed here. Contents include No charges for coronavirus (COVID-19) testing, treatment and vaccination COVID-19 translated advice and guidance COVID-19 general advice and guidance Overseas travel advice during the COVID-19 pandemic Vitamin D    

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Asylum Matters: Y&H update: fortnightly developments on Covid-19 and asylum 4th March 2021

Please see below recent updates relating to Covid-19 and its impact on asylum and migration, including a few regional updates at the end. Ongoing advocacy Asylum accommodation The Home Office’s decision to house people seeking asylum in army barracks has remained under intense scrutiny, as campaigners and politicians continue to fight to #CloseTheBarracks. Hundreds joined […]

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