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Here's how to make it easier for your kids to learn at home - and how to keep everyone motivated https://t.co/EwAFfoGwX06 of the best retro games to play with the family - and how to play them https://t.co/osSSd2kZsoWakefield Hospice offers reassurances as new visiting measures introduced @WfldHospice https://t.co/APNkVClQZhWhat will happen now if you get a speeding ticket as awareness courses suspended https://t.co/plbBlfSO9AAre you self-employed or know someone who is? https://t.co/Mxxv7JTKlmKind-hearted officers deliver flowers to Knottingley’s most vulnerable https://t.co/7lQ9t7SthTWakefield grandmother comes out of retirement to nurse again by volunteering for the NHS army #NHSarmy #NHSheroeshttps://t.co/KB1TsM91o0These are the 3D animals you can get on Google to keep kids amused https://t.co/v7j4dOIUHs
3/28
2020
Just brilliant! Wakefield dad's hilarious video shows kids remake music video for Queen's I Want to Break Free… https://t.co/0WPERklf0jIf you're missing the analysis and witty banter of sporting talking heads, we have a way to make up for the current… https://t.co/m8HXVnhr6ZWakefield Council will be able to change their clocks for 'some months' due to the coronavirus crisis, a union has… https://t.co/TRoceBGTa0Wetherspoons has U-turned and will now pay its staff up to 80% of their wages https://t.co/sUqil9eLDAChildren's story competition launched to find best tales set in Yorkshire https://t.co/kIbD1EhVG3Coronavirus could spread rapidly in overcrowded prisons, campaigners say https://t.co/gDvRPjGnVJJust Eat is offering NHS workers 25 per cent off all orders as a way of saying thank you for their work @JustEatUKhttps://t.co/I0kbQbpSa2A charity has issued a plea to make sure the homeless are not ‘forgotten’ during the pandemic https://t.co/UClms0WFdvWorkers 'relieved' by Next closing South Elmsall warehouse after backlash, amid claims chief exec Simon Wolfson vis… https://t.co/Bu01qrnkB3Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus https://t.co/zNi3cSUB1JSuccessful street drinking ban to be extended by Wakefield Council https://t.co/f3DurUpI6YThousands of people in Wakefield showed their thanks to our NHS last night by taking part in the national Clap For… https://t.co/sDJ98YAsHs
3/27
2020
Stay-At-Home Heroes: Whoever you and whatever you're doing, we want to hear from you - our community… https://t.co/ufjaRLZVC1Yorkshire Sculpture Park closes until further notice after 'high number' of visitors amid social distancing guideli… https://t.co/0hDDNEp8m7PCEXP_Tony @TonyHarber Ossett United's season in BetVictor NPL is over and declared null and void https://t.co/bvwBORymvz… #OssettUnitedCar parks run by Wakefield Council now free until April 15 to help key workers https://t.co/h8CzB6ov9BClap For Our Carers: Wakefield clock tower to turn blue tonight in support for frontline NHS workers #lightitbluehttps://t.co/TQHQY9I3Cm'Extremely vulnerable' people can now register with the government for additional support https://t.co/rQ8yuYpqeVAsda to pay colleagues an extra week's wages and calls on customers to be kind https://t.co/voLYx9m6oZRetailer Next is facing a huge backlash after telling "scared" staff at a distribution centre to continue working,… https://t.co/ROTKCGzyxzWakefield Council 'will close country parks' if people ignore social distancing rules @MyWakefieldhttps://t.co/rTEFVGEPemWakefield market stalls selling 'non-essential' goods forced to close https://t.co/2BFV7669w8'Lifeline' Wakefield community groups in desperate need of volunteers during coronavirus crisis #InThisTogether https://t.co/UOKvQBL4HmBlood donations are still needed during the coronavirus pandemic - here's how to do it safely https://t.co/kSghGLiSuPParking charges scrapped for NHS staff after 400,000 sign petition ttps://www.wakefieldexpress.co.uk/health/corona… https://t.co/pa0Ok4bCJWA woman had to be cut free from a car Castleford this morning following a crash in which a vehicle ended up on its… https://t.co/yk2Y9obU82Traffic is still reported to be backed up after this crash. https://t.co/TSi68WzjvA https://t.co/U2iqkvrNVUA financial package, which promises help for groups such as builders, taxi drivers, hairdressers and childminders,… https://t.co/9AWT0MKIQxNew guidelines for funerals in Wakefield and Pontefract as mourners limited to 10 https://t.co/qNAfggyg9cPolice criticise ice cream seller and visitors to Wakefield park https://t.co/HOCUrHGd9OPeople still don't appear to be taking the issue seriously enough. https://t.co/HOCUrHGd9O https://t.co/pzgT4Nwlfs
3/26
2020
Couples have been told to stop seeing each other or move in together to stop coronavirus spreading https://t.co/PkyJklNA8MYou can now donate food to those who need it the most at Lidl https://t.co/IEPtd04lknHome schooling 'should be about keeping children stimulated', Wakefield headteacher says https://t.co/MLpF28JAfIVisiting has been suspended at Pinderfields, Pontefract and Dewsbury and District Hospitals as the NHS continues to… https://t.co/969Yy5WbGYOff-licences have been added to the list of essential businesses allowed to stay open during the coronavirus lockdo… https://t.co/5b8IJaz1heHere are all the essential shops that are still open at Trinity Walk, The Ridings Centre and Carlton Lanes https://t.co/sWt2bzY1oqA new fun fitness group is up and running in Wakefield to bring the community together and keep each other active.… https://t.co/OCt1bkBVEdWe will be with you this week. An @WakeExpress made in all four corners of Yorkshire due to #WFH2020 But made for y… https://t.co/6RMsaeZU3vSupermarket opening times: Here are the new opening times of Aldi, Asda, Tesco, Morrisons and Sainsbury's https://t.co/MCXylfBt7RCould you help lonely, vulnerable or elderly people in Wakefield get through the crisis? https://t.co/cfU8qz579zContactless payments rising to £45 to help contain spread of COVID-19 https://t.co/xM5rnSYys6This is how you can sign up to join the NHS volunteer army and fight the coronavirus pandemic #nhsvolunteers https://t.co/4GtX5T9Zp1Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus https://t.co/v2XiMVdY7QSome tradesmen can still work despite coronavirus lockdown https://t.co/nXNq1qPd0HSix-month MOT exemption announced for all drivers https://t.co/naQfe4ONukGarden waste collections halted in Wakefield but other bin rounds to carry on as normal https://t.co/KDYNXpeUnQ
3/25
2020
Wetherspoons founder Tim Martin has told staff who might not be paid during lockdown to 'go work at Tesco' https://t.co/QJi5Al3vpgFree school meals, benefits and licensing in Wakefield: Temporary closure of council services - here's who to conta… https://t.co/H9X58BekSGCoronavirus live blog: latest as PM tells UK "you must stay home" and zero hour contract workers issued assurances https://t.co/Kp3oGNdTzeButcher says he was "upset" by comments on social media, and was only trying to supply a nursing home with the meat… https://t.co/qPhCakpm3gPlanning apps to be decided in private but Wakefield Council will 'keep public involved' in decision-making https://t.co/d53OpDASPbWakefield's two shopping centres have been forced to close the majority of their stores after the government introd… https://t.co/xf8nV8gYfSMorrisons installing large clear screens at all checkouts to support social distancing in stores https://t.co/6dt34fPqwWWakefield choir leader and mum-of-three to keep the community singing with online sessions https://t.co/8i0AAEahs6Person with special needs 'punched in the face at Wakefield Bus Station' while 'young female filmed attack' https://t.co/vEnnlISdfvSex offender used Wakefield hostel resident's wi-fi code to access indecent child images https://t.co/x14PsajdLUThese are all the supermarkets in Wakefield currently hiring new employees https://t.co/teIsOEN5ydConcern for 'confused' woman missing from Pinderfields Hospital https://t.co/xpdShfXUHJThis is why people are putting rainbows in their windows during the coronavirus pandemic https://t.co/DJDBtJvRQOCoronavirus live blog: latest as UK wakes up to new, stricter social distancing measures https://t.co/LQg0YVaToDIf you drive a diesel car, you need to prepare for THIS complication, according to experts https://t.co/snXY0yigldYour kids can still do PE lessons at home thanks to Joe Wicks the Body Coach - here's how to watch https://t.co/EJurSj4s5e
3/24
2020
How long could a UK lockdown last? This is what restrictions Britain may face as the coronavirus crisis deepens https://t.co/PPYrlfWot0Acts of Kindness: Coronavirus is bringing our communities together https://t.co/b4el1mHRwnNational applause being organised to thank NHS workers - here’s how to take part in #clapforourcarers https://t.co/53HjsTwLxyNHS workers can get a 75% discount on car insurance during the coronavirus outbreak https://t.co/C6w9jkcDSTThe post has now been deleted, but the council said on Monday morning that the tweet did not reflect its view. https://t.co/1GHGZv2icDMorissons and Asda slash petrol prices by 12p https://t.co/hQGF7HXdwQFeatherstone couple keep their music therapy business going by performing in care home car parks #actofkindness https://t.co/N0TslHBSfFUrgent plea for volunteers to help Wakefield’s The Real Junk Food Project’s campaign during coronavirus crisis… https://t.co/FtiDCI64qGBurglar went on crime spree in Wakefield 'to pay for his mum's funeral bill' https://t.co/n05U0UcgXhPlans approved for 46 new homes on former Warburtons Bakery site https://t.co/5P6A3heSIECard Factory will begin selectively closing stores within the next few days. https://t.co/sRQTJ6QbkY❤️ We're in this together.... https://t.co/Z4FB50Ufi0
Retweeted by Wakefield ExpressThese are all of the high street chains temporarily closed due to coronavirus https://t.co/NpVW9dDjvvWakefield academy chief says safety of staff is paramount as children of key workers return to school https://t.co/RRIn58HJaX'Don't come near me - I've got a needle': Drug addicted shoplifter's threats https://t.co/Gj1HzBtIGUWarning to parents after school closures cause spike in children playing on railway tracks https://t.co/zE9FSkpIjMProfessional motocross rider four times over cocaine limit when he crashed van during West Yorkshire Police chase https://t.co/wbpDEZH4il
3/23
2020
A tenth patient in Wakefield has tested positive for coronavirus, it has been confirmed. https://t.co/SSF9L2JfHCHere are some ways to keep your kids happy and busy at home during school closures https://t.co/GsMdPK5unbShare your views on how Castleford could use share of £3.6 billion Towns Fund https://t.co/oFPV6TqbuoWakefield Cafe of the Year: Meet the winners of this year’s competition https://t.co/wc1Cb3UmqLHere's how to stay in touch with older relatives during the coronavirus outbreak https://t.co/NzCiGUSGhOSwimming programme at new Five Towns Leisure Centre will be 'unlike anything seen before' https://t.co/sjZGEpIrX3
3/22
2020
Wakefield taxis may be allowed darker windows under new rules https://t.co/OFLpa50I2CCoronavirus: Long Division festival postponement the 'smartest and safest' option https://t.co/ui0n9ZYIsNYoung Wakefield drummer given the thumbs up by Take That’s Gary Barlow and Mark Owen @GaryBarlow @OfficialMarkOhttps://t.co/q0M7vaSWbaYou will now be able to access coronavirus advice on your phone - even if you've run out of data https://t.co/DKOR1D013dWakefield police officer gets special thank you message from Castleford Starbucks https://t.co/snMzEBdf6e'This isn't a time to play politics': Wakefield's Labour and Tory leaders in rare display of cross-party unity https://t.co/eoZ0CiAGvd
3/21
2020

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