Funding is now available for to help support local voluntary and community organisations that are helping vulnerable people impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Grants of up to £5,000 are now available to ease the immediate difficulties communities are facing and to support their recovery over the coming weeks and months.Litton Cheney Parish Council is eligible to apply for grants so, if your organisation is in need of support, please contact the Parish Clerk at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Guidance for businesses coming out of lockdownGuidance for businesses is available on our Covid-19 webpages. These are being continuously updated to keep you and your business informed as the restrictions gradually lift. You will find a range of regulatory guidance to clarify requirements on topics such as:What can open and whenKeeping staff and customers safeLicences Take-away foodWasteOfficers from various services are working together to find answers and solutions for local businesses to enable them to reopen safely and legally. If you have a question regarding regulatory matters affecting your business and the reopening of Dorset high streets safelyplease email us.
Test and Trace workplace guidanceThe guidance on the NHS test and trace service for employers has today (15 June) been updated.If there is more than one case of coronavirus associated with a workplace, employers should contact their local health protection team to report the suspected outbreak.A link to a tool that identifies the relevant local health protection team has been included in the guidance
Overnight accommodation providersOvernight accommodation providers including hotels guest houses, Airbnbs and privately owned holiday lets, campsites and holiday parks must remain closed at this time. We have seen increasing numbers of complaints from members of the public that we take very seriously and continue to investigate.
VisitBritain/VisitEngland business recovery webinar programmeFind out about our new series of business recovery webinars to help you get back on track following the coronavirus pandemic.Developed by VisitBritain/VisitEngland, these webinars will provide you with practical insights and valuable information to support your business needs, and help to drive the nation’s tourism recovery.
What to do if you feel unwell, or live with someone who is unwellGet a test now and don't leave home for at least 10 days if you have either:•A high temperature – you feel hot to touch on your chest or back•A new, continuous cough – this means you've started coughing repeatedly•Loss or change in sense or smell or tasteYou can find more information and advice about COVID-19 on the NHS website. The page is being updated regularly and is the best place to go for the latest health information.
'Better deal for bus users' funding receivedWe've received a funding grant of £299,159 from the Department for Transport for supporting bus services in Dorset in 2020/21.
Recovering from coronavirusIf you’ve had coronavirus or looking after someone who has, it’s understandable that you’ll want to get back to normal as quickly as possible — but it can take time.Your COVID Recovery is a new website where you can find information and advice to help your recovery.