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When will our pubs, bars and restaurants open?

Our area is blessed with some fabulous hostelries, which are so vital to our way of life and to our visitor economy. I am very hopeful that, from July 4th, the sector will be able to re-open. As things stand, pubs, bars, restaurants and cafes will have to observe the two-metre distance rule.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended

Today the Chancellor announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention scheme (CJRS) will be extended until the end of October. Rishi Sunak pledged to support businesses and protect people’s jobs by:

Are you eligible for a coronavirus test ?

The numbers of people eligible for testing has been substantially increased.
If you are:
• Aged 65 and over with coronavirus symptoms along with any symptomatic members of their household