New Leeds Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress officially announced

Councillor Asghar Khan has become the city’s 127th Lord Mayor of Leeds after unanimous support from members of all parties at the council’s annual meeting. Taking over the role from the previous incumbent Councillor Eileen Taylor, who served an unprecedented two years in the role, Councillor Asghar Khan will be accompanied during his time…

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Hospital charity to give £1 million for NHS staff wellbeing

Hospital charity Leeds Cares is due to give at least £1 million for initiatives to support NHS staff at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust during the second wave of the pandemic. The charity will invest nearly £900,000 in a clinical psychology programme for frontline health workers, including those who are treating patients with covid-19.…

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