During the coronavirus pandemic, many of us have encountered a change within our mental health given the uncertain circumstances we have faced this year. Mental health risks associated with Covid 19 have disproportionately affected young people, especially those who are already disadvantaged and marginalised, according to research by The Island. Within
York's popular Theatre Royal has received a lifeline boost from the Governments £1.57 billion Culture Recover Fund. The theatre won £236,522 from the Government pot, which will assist them looking ahead to the future. Executive Director, Tom Bird, said: “We are delighted that our application has been successful. The Cultural Recovery Fund
The Edinburgh Woollen Mill Company announced store closures on Friday, one of a dozen store closures in York. However, both Indie York and York BID initiates have been created to help support local businesses. The EWM company, who also own Jaegar, with stores located on Shambles and in St Helens Square face uncertainty, as the EMW chief executive Steven Simpson gave a statement. He said: “Stores will continue trading”
York residents are encouraged to go into the city to support restaurants and cafes as the York Restaurant Festival returns for the second time this year. From 12th-18th October, people will be able to attend over 50 eateries, collectively offering over 80 deals on a variety of set menus. Manager of the initiative, Chris
A further 109 coronavirus cases in York were confirmed over the weekend, following reports of a technical issue creating artificially high figures nationally. This led to delays within the transfer of positive cases to Public Health England between 25th September and 2nd October. The Government has said that the data issue has been resolved.
York St John and the University of York are preparing to welcome new and returning university students onto Covid-19 secure campuses. University of York students will move onto campus on 28th September and begin studies from 5th October, whilst York St John students have moved into the city and began teaching