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Tempo FM 'Thought for the Day'
Every Thursday at around 10:15am
(Well it's actually 'Thought for the Week', but who's counting?)
These short talks are provided by speakers from different Wetherby churches. Each talk lasts 5-10 minutes and is broadcast at around 10:15am every Thursday on Tempo FM (107.4 MHz) and also online.
If you miss it, recent talks are available here on our website.
Make a regular date to tune in (or click) and have a listen.
West Yorkshire Churches Together
The latest edition of the WYCT Newsletter is available to read or download: simply click on the image on the left.
Community Care Volunteers
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) response in the Wetherby Ward
One of the encouraging things about the current Covid-19 pandemic is that many people are volunteering their services to help those who are in need.
It is important that this co-ordinated wisely, both to protect those in need and those that volunteer. Our three ward councillors (Cllrs. Alan Lamb, Norma Harrington and Linda Richards) have drawn attention to the dedicated volunteer network that has been established by Leeds City Council.
Please note that volunteers should be healthy and low risk.
There are two tiers of volunteers:
Volunteers who have a current DBS and would be willing to volunteer to carry out non-personal care tasks to assist people with care and support needs. Such tasks might include: shopping, collecting prescriptions, preparing a meal, assistance with laundry, just checking/reassurance by visit or phone call, sitting with someone for a while. This list is not exhaustive. We would support volunteers with training where appropriate and they would be issued with an identification badge.
People looking out for their neighbours who may be in some way or another vulnerable but not in receipt of formal care whether self-funded or state supported. This might be about supporting people who choose to self-isolate. It will also include the deployment of volunteer community leaders to support community cohesion related activities.
If you would like to volunteer, please sign up at www.doinggoodleeds.org.uk.