NEWS ROUNDUP: Brazil variant in Bradford and carbon concerns
A case of the Brazilian variant of Covid-19 has been detected in Bradford.
It’s one of 4 new cases identified in England which relates to someone who tested positive last month having travelled from Brazil via Paris; the person is self-isolating.
Leeds residents need to make “radical reductions” in their carbon usage - that’s according to the head of an organisation that campaigns for climate action in the city. Leeds has nearly halved carbon emissions since the year 2000 but ‘far more needs to be done’ to meet its own climate targets.
Dewsbury-based arts organisation Manasamitra is mentoring 5 women from minority backgrounds under its Women Composer Mentoring Project. The mentees will receive guidance from founder and artistic director, Supriya Nagarajan, an internationally acclaimed Carnatic singer and composer, with a new composition to follow.
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