National lockdown November 2020

The Prime Minister announced on 31 October that a four-week period of national restrictions will come in to force on Thursday 5 November at 00.01 

National restrictions

  1. Requires people to stay at home, except for specific purposes.
  2. Prevention of gathering with people you do not live with, except for specific purposes.
  3. Closing certain businesses and venues.

Full details are available on the .gov website. Click here

Economic support

The Government has announced a series of economic support measures to coincide with the national measures.

For more information visit

Support for the vulnerable

The Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) updated guidance for those who are Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (CEV) click here

Care for our Community – To request help, residents should visit or call the Council on 01732 227000.

The NHS Volunteer Responder Programme – Patient referral form click here for individual referrals this can be done on the patient referral form and select ‘other’ or calling 0808 196 3646

For information on Coronavirus, prescription collection services, local shopping home delivery services and more visited the Town Council’s website Covid-19 pages (or click here).