Tags: Government information

Plans to ease guidance for over 2 million shielding

Plans to ease guidance for over 2 million shielding

Millions of people shielding from coronavirus (COVID-19) will be advised they can spend more time outside their homes from Monday 6 July, the Health and Social Care Secretary has announced.

Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 17:22 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, coronavirus

DEFRA - Digital Boost

DEFRA - Digital Boost

A new platform, Digital Boost, launched last week. Please find here a link to the press release.

From discussions with stakeholders, the Covid-19 crisis has presented many challenges for small businesses and charities, particularly in building digital capability. In response, Digital Boost has been created to provide much-needed digital support for small organisations. The platform is founded by Founders4Schools... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 15:17 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, Other information

Meeting people from outside your household

Meeting people from outside your household

How you can see people that you do not live with while protecting yourself and others from coronavirus (COVID-19).

Updated with the changes to support bubbles that are in effect from yesterday (13 June).

Find more information here - Meeting people from outside your household.

Posted: Sun, 14 Jun 2020 11:06 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, Local Information, coronavirus

Apply for the coronavirus Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund

Apply for the coronavirus Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund

The Discretionary Grant Fund supports small and micro businesses that are not eligible for other grant schemes.

Posted: Fri, 29 May 2020 11:25 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, coronavirus

PM: Six people can meet outside under new measures to ease lockdown

PM: Six people can meet outside under new measures to ease lockdown

PM Boris Johnson announced groups of up to six people will be able to meet outdoors in England from Monday 1 June, provided strict social distancing guidelines are followed.

Find out more here.

Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 22:29 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, coronavirus

VE Day celebrations - 8th May 2020

VE Day 75th anniversary

The importance of VE Day is recognised and it is appreciated that many will want to celebrate this very important date with others however, current Government guidelines state that social distancing rules must be strictly maintained to ensure the safety of each other. Please bear in mind that our Emergency Services are working hard to support the health service, so having to divert resources to attend... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 May 2020 10:29 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, Highways, Leicestershire County Council, Local Information, Other information, coronavirus

New Coronavirus (COVID-19) information leaflet

Coronavirus

The government have produced a new leaflet on what to do to help stop the spread of coronavirus, including information on symptoms and government support.

This leaflet has information on what everyone must do to help stop the spread of coronavirus. There is also information on spotting the symptoms, advice for vulnerable groups, and information about government support for businesses and workers.

This... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 12:46 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, coronavirus

Councils given new powers to hold public meetings remotely

Councils given new powers to hold public meetings remotely

Local authorities in England handed new powers to hold public meetings virtually by using video or telephone conferencing technology.

The government have begun to release details about how this can now go ahead from Saturday 4 April 2020 - https://www.gov.uk/government/news/councils-given-new-powers-to-hold-public-meetings-remotely?utm_source=e9e74923-3b23-40ab-b860-508a5e8eee17&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 15:13 by Clerk to the Council

Tags: Government information, Local Information, coronavirus