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Posted: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 17:18 by Jenny Walkley
This letter provides a brief Q&A note on the technical implementation of the £500 million hardship fund.
Posted: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 17:14 by Jenny Walkley
Please be advised of the following URGENT closure:
A4135 Whiteway Hill, Dursley
This road will be closed (as per the attached plan) on Thursday and Friday 23rd and 24th April 2020 between the hours of 07.00hrs and 17.00hrs each day. This is to allow for urgent patching repairs to the carriageway by Gloucestershire County Council.
Emergency access will be maintained.
If you should require any further information... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 17:01 by Jenny Walkley
Bonfire smoke may cause particular problems for people with underlying health conditions such as asthma, bronchitis and heart conditions. We all now know that Covid-19 is a respiratory disease. During the pandemic, more people than normal are at home, working, caring for their family and/or self-isolating. People in your area may already be suffering breathing difficulties due to the virus.People with... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 19:39 by Jenny Walkley
Severn Vale Community Kitchen are offering healthy and tasty affordable meal delivery in the Severn Vale area on a not for profit basis. They are working alongside GL11 Community Hub to ensure that the most vulnerable stay fed during this time. They are hoping to raise funds and offer subsidies to those who are not covered by GL11 Community Hub (GL12 and GL13) as there are a lot of people out there... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 13:24 by Jenny Walkley
We know that lots of volunteer groups and organisations or charities are doing amazing work to help their communities during the Coronavirus pandemic.
To help you easily see what support is available in your area, Stroud District Council has created a community support map.
All the support groups on the map have either registered on the county-wide community help hub or are established charities and... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 18:51 by Jenny Walkley
The hub is supported by Gloucestershire County Council who gather requests for support, review the data and pass it to the relevant district, borough or city council. They will then match the volunteers with requests for support to ensure people get what they need as quickly as possible.
Cllr Mark Hawthorne, leader of Gloucestershire County Council, said, "We are delighted by the generosity and willingness... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 18:03 by Jenny Walkley
1. When am I allowed to leave the house?
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
- shopping for basic necessities, for example food and medicine, which must be as infrequent as possible
- one form of exercise a day, for example a run, walk, or cycle - alone or with members of your household
- any medical need, including to donate blood, avoid or escape risk of injury or harm, or to provide... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:44 by Jenny Walkley
Why staying at home is very important
It is very important that individuals with symptoms that may be due to coronavirus and their household members stay at home. Staying at home will help control the spread of the virus to friends, the wider community, and particularly the most vulnerable.
Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:41 by Jenny Walkley
The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of:
- new continuous cough and/or
- high temperature
For most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild illness.
Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:39 by Jenny Walkley