Covid: ‘Nail-biting’ weeks forward for NHS, hospitals in England warn

Covid: ‘Nail-biting’ weeks forward for NHS, hospitals in England warn

Publishedduration29 minutes agoimage copyrightPA Mediaimage captionHospitals are under increased pressure amid rising coronavirus casesThe next few weeks will be “nail-bitingly difficult” for the NHS, hospital bosses have warned.Staff absences and the new Covid variant are creating a “challenging situation”, Saffron Cordery, of NHS Providers, which represents hospital trusts in England, said.Doctors are urging the public… . . .

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Burnley beat winless Sheff Utd to cross positive of bottom three

Burnley beat winless Sheff Utd to cross positive of bottom three

Five of Burnley’s last eight Premier League goals have come from set-piecesBurnley’s recent Premier League improvement continued as they edged to a narrow victory over bottom side Sheffield United at Turf Moor. Captain Ben Mee’s first-half header from a corner was enough to separate the two lowest-scoring sides in the top flight.Sean Dyche’s side have… . . .

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Community Testing

If you are experiencing symptom(s) and you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 within the past 14 days, get tested immediately! If you have no symptoms, but have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, wait 5-7 days from the date of exposure to get tested.COVID-19 symptoms include:fever or chills cough shortness of breath or… . . .

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Mainland Scotland moves into stage 4 lockdown

Mainland Scotland moves into stage 4 lockdown

Publishedduration2 days agoimage copyrightPA Mediaimage captionRestrictions have been increased in Edinburgh and across Scotland to curb the new strain of coronavirusMainland Scotland has moved into the toughest level of coronavirus restrictions.Millions of people are now living under level four curbs – the highest of the country’s five-tier system of anti-virus measures.The change means non-essential retail… . . .

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Covid: Festive charity dips cancelled because of pandemic

Covid: Festive charity dips cancelled because of pandemic

Publishedduration2 days agoimage copyrightSarah Tilleyimage captionThe annual Boxing Day dip in Whitby is one of the events cancelled due to the virusScores of bracing sea swims due to take place around England over the festive period have been cancelled due to safety fears over the Covid pandemic. “Dippers” would usually brave the chilly waters dressed… . . .

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Best 15+ Backyard Designs Ideas and Projects

Backyard Designs Ideas – Summer is the period for delighting in everything outdoors and imaginable. It’s a time for yard events, household barbecues, and also lots of fanciful hammock lounging. You do not require a zip code in the Hamptons or oceanfront residence in Big Sur to develop your very own yard paradise deserving of a… . . .

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Leicester chums feed 2,000 of us Christmas dinner

Leicester chums feed 2,000 of us Christmas dinner

By Amy WoodfieldBBC News, East MidlandsPublishedduration1 day agoimage copyrightJack Meldrumimage captionThe Christmas dinners were cooked and prepared at The Pumping Station in CropstonThree friends made and handed out more than 2,000 Christmas dinners for homeless and vulnerable people over the course of four days. The trio, from Leicester, prepared and cooked the meals at a… . . .

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Coronavirus: France finds first case of most up-to-date variant

Coronavirus: France finds first case of most up-to-date variant

Publishedduration5 hours agoimage copyrightReutersimage captionA French health worker holds a test tube after administering a nasal swab (file image)France has confirmed the first case in the country of the more contagious coronavirus variant recently identified in the UK.The French health ministry said the person was a French citizen in the central town of Tours who… . . .

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