Feeling overwhelmed or anxious? @MindWellLeeds has put together these great tools which include breathing and relaxation techniques, mindfulness and creative ideas.
Our neighbours in Munro House, ODI Leeds, deserve a big shout out. They encourage people to engage and innovate with open data, look at problems from new perspectives, then build solutions. During these times, they are working with partners to create useful resources, create things openly, and enable others to engage with data about the […]
This great piece from David Weston (follow him here on Twitter @informed_edu) has really struck a chord with us all. “Just as poppies grew from the WW1 battlefields, there may be some good that grows from these dark times. I’ve reflected on 11 things that may be silver linings.” Read his thoughts here and take […]
It’s great joining in with #clapforourcarers (every Thursday at 8pm) to say a big #ThankYouNHS. We have had Magpies clapping across Yorkshire and the Humber and a guest appearance from our designer Alice’s family in Essex.
We are enormously proud that our ‘Seriously Resistant’ campaign for NHS Leeds AND our ‘Looking out for our neighbours’ campaign for West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership have both been shortlisted in the 2020 CIPR Excellence Awards. Both are vital healthcare campaigns: Seriously Resistant is a campaign that aims to raise awareness of […]
A poem written by retired teacher, Kitty O’Meara from Wisconsin, has captured the feelings of people across the world and been shared across social media. We particularly like this visual interpretation by @littlekorboose on Instagram. Read the full poem and see the full illustration here.
Sport England has announced £195 million of public funding is available to help the sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The money, which is a combination of National Lottery and government funding, will help clubs and community organisations cope with the short and long-term impact of the pandemic. Not only will it help […]
Our own Kim Robinson (Lil’ Kim) has launched a series of podcasts for her Keep Real movement. The latest episode features World Record holder Freddie Bennett, sharing his experiences leading up to being alcohol free for over a year. From navigating a toxic work culture to finding his feet (quite literally) in the Sahara desert. You […]
Fellow Magpie Isabel helped organise her housemate’s wedding in just four days, as it was brought forward by a month before coronavirus restrictions. The housemates were the couple’s only attending guests, with others watching and attending the service virtually through the Facebook live stream. The story featured on BBC news.