Local Stories


From all around the Wakefield District people have been making extraordinary things happen to help others during the Covid-19 pandemic. Check out some of the stories and if you would like to include a story, please get in touch

Face Masks

Face Masks

Linda Rumford
Why I Volunteer

Why I Volunteer

Sharon Taylor
Wasting My Days

Wasting My Days

Ali Bullivent
Pontefract Murals

Pontefract Murals

Rachel List
In My Dreams

In My Dreams

Charlotte Beatrice
Stop the Stigma

Stop the Stigma

Dawn Bland
Scarecrow Salute to our Heroes

Scarecrow Salute to our Heroes

Sandal Community Association
Covid Comics

Covid Comics

Richard Stelmach
VE Rainbow Window

VE Rainbow Window

The Dudley/Rigby Family
On the Front Line

On the Front Line

Rachel Riley
Lockdown Songs

Lockdown Songs

Jilly Riley and Matt Knee
Virtual Choir

Virtual Choir

David Hoyle
On The Wall

On The Wall

Claire Smith
Community Crafting

Community Crafting

Wakefield Community Crafters
Rainbow Decorations

Rainbow Decorations

Leanne Lumsdon
Making Mask Extenders

Making Mask Extenders

Anne Mather Thorley
Comfort Rocks

Comfort Rocks

Claire Smith