Leeds Now: Live Report 18th January

15.15 – That’s all from me today, enjoy the rest of your day!

15.00 – Bad news for travellers! Australia isn’t likely to open its borders this year – despite the vaccine.

14.45 – A man has been rushed to Leeds General Infirmary with life-threatening head injuries.

14.30 – Lorries delivering shellfish have parked near Downing Street in protest of new Brexit rules.

14.15 – Every Covid-19 testing site in Yorkshire.

14.00 – Partygoers raise concerns over how serious the public are taking the pandemic as they say they “never saw the news”.

13.45 – Nursery age children are less likely to be ‘school ready’ due to the pandemic.

13.30 – Britain’s youngest terrorist set to be released from prison.

13.15 – Our reporters Oscar Bellerby and Georgia Spence are working together – yet not on the same stories – today, Oscar is working with Olly Bradley to find out about how young people are dealing with the pandemic and Georgia is working with Molly Capel to find out about how the rate of adoptions has risen in the pandemic.

13.00 – Concern for healthcare workers mental well-being amidst the Covid-19 pandemic .

12.45 – Matt Hancock to make a TV announcement at 5pm .

12.30 – Our reporters Emilia Kettle, Lauren West and Jessica Barton are working together on a story about how places of worship can remain open. They’ve spoken to Priest Dominic Black about this.

12.15 – A Covid-19 warning sign in North Yorkshire has been targeted by vandals.

12.00 – A falcon has been brought to a Dewsbury waste centre to scare away hungry Seagulls.

11.45 – Private Covid tests for people wanting to travel.

11.30 – A bit of Sports News now, Phil Neville has left his role managing the England’s Women’s Football Team to turn his hand for Major League Soccer.

11.15 – Today is Blue Monday. No, not a recognition of the song by New Order. Today marks the third Monday of the year which is said to be the saddest. As lockdown continues, Samaritans are urging people to talk to others with the hashtag #BrewMonday .

11.10 – Our reporter Sam Brooke-Wilkinson has spoken to Emma Founder, co-founder of charity Great Minds about the support they’re giving it out to the children that need it.

11.05 – Our reporters Molly Capel and Georgia Spence are talking to Councillor Fiona Venner about the rise in adoptions.

11.00 – Amber flood warnings in place following last weeks heavy snow fall.

10.45 – The price in houses dip as sellers want to have their properties sold before the end of the stamp duty holiday.

10.40 – Our reporter Gabby Mercer is working on a story today about the Government scrapping free school meals.

10.30 – A warning about how students need both free broadband and laptops, as students may not have either.

10.25 – Our reporter Sam Brooke-Wilkinson is working with George Clarke to find out about Special Educational Needs or Disabilities children and how they need a more structured learning experience.

10.15 – Hospitals face pressure as lack of adult critical care beds build.

10.00 – A big crash on the A64 causes traffic disruption into Leeds this morning.

10:00 – Good Morning! I’m Louise Hollingsworth and I’ll be your Live Reporter today.

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