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Here's how to make it easier for your kids to learn at home - and how to keep everyone motivated of the best retro games to play with the family - and how to play them Hospice offers reassurances as new visiting measures introduced @WfldHospice will happen now if you get a speeding ticket as awareness courses suspended you self-employed or know someone who is? officers deliver flowers to Knottingley’s most vulnerable grandmother comes out of retirement to nurse again by volunteering for the NHS army #NHSarmy #NHSheroes are the 3D animals you can get on Google to keep kids amused
Just brilliant! Wakefield dad's hilarious video shows kids remake music video for Queen's I Want to Break Free… you're missing the analysis and witty banter of sporting talking heads, we have a way to make up for the current… Council will be able to change their clocks for 'some months' due to the coronavirus crisis, a union has… has U-turned and will now pay its staff up to 80% of their wages's story competition launched to find best tales set in Yorkshire could spread rapidly in overcrowded prisons, campaigners say Eat is offering NHS workers 25 per cent off all orders as a way of saying thank you for their work @JustEatUK charity has issued a plea to make sure the homeless are not ‘forgotten’ during the pandemic 'relieved' by Next closing South Elmsall warehouse after backlash, amid claims chief exec Simon Wolfson vis… Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus street drinking ban to be extended by Wakefield Council of people in Wakefield showed their thanks to our NHS last night by taking part in the national Clap For…
Stay-At-Home Heroes: Whoever you and whatever you're doing, we want to hear from you - our community… Sculpture Park closes until further notice after 'high number' of visitors amid social distancing guideli… @TonyHarber Ossett United's season in BetVictor NPL is over and declared null and void… #OssettUnitedCar parks run by Wakefield Council now free until April 15 to help key workers For Our Carers: Wakefield clock tower to turn blue tonight in support for frontline NHS workers #lightitblue'Extremely vulnerable' people can now register with the government for additional support to pay colleagues an extra week's wages and calls on customers to be kind Next is facing a huge backlash after telling "scared" staff at a distribution centre to continue working,… Council 'will close country parks' if people ignore social distancing rules @MyWakefield market stalls selling 'non-essential' goods forced to close'Lifeline' Wakefield community groups in desperate need of volunteers during coronavirus crisis #InThisTogether donations are still needed during the coronavirus pandemic - here's how to do it safely charges scrapped for NHS staff after 400,000 sign petition ttps://… woman had to be cut free from a car Castleford this morning following a crash in which a vehicle ended up on its… is still reported to be backed up after this crash. financial package, which promises help for groups such as builders, taxi drivers, hairdressers and childminders,… guidelines for funerals in Wakefield and Pontefract as mourners limited to 10 criticise ice cream seller and visitors to Wakefield park still don't appear to be taking the issue seriously enough.
Couples have been told to stop seeing each other or move in together to stop coronavirus spreading can now donate food to those who need it the most at Lidl schooling 'should be about keeping children stimulated', Wakefield headteacher says has been suspended at Pinderfields, Pontefract and Dewsbury and District Hospitals as the NHS continues to… have been added to the list of essential businesses allowed to stay open during the coronavirus lockdo… are all the essential shops that are still open at Trinity Walk, The Ridings Centre and Carlton Lanes new fun fitness group is up and running in Wakefield to bring the community together and keep each other active.… will be with you this week. An @WakeExpress made in all four corners of Yorkshire due to #WFH2020 But made for y… opening times: Here are the new opening times of Aldi, Asda, Tesco, Morrisons and Sainsbury's you help lonely, vulnerable or elderly people in Wakefield get through the crisis? payments rising to £45 to help contain spread of COVID-19 is how you can sign up to join the NHS volunteer army and fight the coronavirus pandemic #nhsvolunteers Charles tests positive for coronavirus tradesmen can still work despite coronavirus lockdown MOT exemption announced for all drivers waste collections halted in Wakefield but other bin rounds to carry on as normal
Wetherspoons founder Tim Martin has told staff who might not be paid during lockdown to 'go work at Tesco' school meals, benefits and licensing in Wakefield: Temporary closure of council services - here's who to conta… live blog: latest as PM tells UK "you must stay home" and zero hour contract workers issued assurances says he was "upset" by comments on social media, and was only trying to supply a nursing home with the meat… apps to be decided in private but Wakefield Council will 'keep public involved' in decision-making's two shopping centres have been forced to close the majority of their stores after the government introd… installing large clear screens at all checkouts to support social distancing in stores choir leader and mum-of-three to keep the community singing with online sessions with special needs 'punched in the face at Wakefield Bus Station' while 'young female filmed attack' offender used Wakefield hostel resident's wi-fi code to access indecent child images are all the supermarkets in Wakefield currently hiring new employees for 'confused' woman missing from Pinderfields Hospital is why people are putting rainbows in their windows during the coronavirus pandemic live blog: latest as UK wakes up to new, stricter social distancing measures you drive a diesel car, you need to prepare for THIS complication, according to experts kids can still do PE lessons at home thanks to Joe Wicks the Body Coach - here's how to watch
How long could a UK lockdown last? This is what restrictions Britain may face as the coronavirus crisis deepens of Kindness: Coronavirus is bringing our communities together applause being organised to thank NHS workers - here’s how to take part in #clapforourcarers workers can get a 75% discount on car insurance during the coronavirus outbreak post has now been deleted, but the council said on Monday morning that the tweet did not reflect its view. and Asda slash petrol prices by 12p couple keep their music therapy business going by performing in care home car parks #actofkindness plea for volunteers to help Wakefield’s The Real Junk Food Project’s campaign during coronavirus crisis… went on crime spree in Wakefield 'to pay for his mum's funeral bill' approved for 46 new homes on former Warburtons Bakery site Factory will begin selectively closing stores within the next few days.❤️ We're in this together....
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A tenth patient in Wakefield has tested positive for coronavirus, it has been confirmed. are some ways to keep your kids happy and busy at home during school closures your views on how Castleford could use share of £3.6 billion Towns Fund Cafe of the Year: Meet the winners of this year’s competition's how to stay in touch with older relatives during the coronavirus outbreak programme at new Five Towns Leisure Centre will be 'unlike anything seen before'
Wakefield taxis may be allowed darker windows under new rules Long Division festival postponement the 'smartest and safest' option Wakefield drummer given the thumbs up by Take That’s Gary Barlow and Mark Owen @GaryBarlow @OfficialMarkO will now be able to access coronavirus advice on your phone - even if you've run out of data police officer gets special thank you message from Castleford Starbucks'This isn't a time to play politics': Wakefield's Labour and Tory leaders in rare display of cross-party unity