Dorset Travel Newsletter - Suspended
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:
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Guidance for businesses coming out of lockdown Guidance 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 when Keeping staff and customers safe Licences Take-away food Waste Officers 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 safely please email us.
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Test and Trace workplace guidance The 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 providers Overnight 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 programme Find 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.
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Public Health update on COVID-19 cases in Dorset Cases of COVID-19 remain low in Dorset. Between 12 and 18 August, there were 6 confirmed positive cases in the Dorset Council area.
Heading off on holiday? Be aware that you may have to self-isolate for 14 days on your return home from some countries (including Croatia, Austria and Trinidad and Tobago from 22 August). Gov UK has a list of countries where you will have to self-isolate on your return to the UK.
What to do if you feel unwell, or live with someone who is unwell Get 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 taste You 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 received We've received a funding grant of £299,159 from the Department for Transport for supporting bus services in Dorset in 2020/21.
Recovering from coronavirus If 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.
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