Government launches new coronavirus business support finder tool

A new ‘support finder’ tool will help businesses and self-employed people across the UK to quickly and easily determine what financial support is available to them during the coronavirus pandemic. Click here to access the tool (scroll down to the bottom of the page)

School’s out, learning’s not!

Over 200 teachers and a host of well-known faces to teach the nation’s kids, as BBC opens its doors for virtual learning. BBC’s new Bitesize Daily service powered by over 200 talented teachers Professor Brian Cox teaches key science topics including force and gravity Manchester City footballer Sergio Aguero to get the nation’s kids counting […]

Possibly better news for Cambridgeshire

If you dig into the NHS stats and look at Cambridgeshire you can see that we appear to have a much lower incidence of infection that other parts of the country and that the curve is flattening. Click here to see the data. The other comforting news is that our local hospitals are reporting that […]

Home working advice…

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) recently issued cyber security advice for organisations using home working to continue operating during the period of the Coronavirus issues. https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/guidance/home-working

Learning at home

It must be a challenge helping your kids to fill their time with worthwhile activities. The County Council has published a booklet with some ideas. Click here to download.

Farmers’ Market

The Farmers’ Market will return to Histon (in front of the Baptist Church) this weekend (Saturday, 18 Apr 20). It will be a very limited markets with just 8 food stalls. It does have Environmental Health clearance to go ahead and it operated successfully in Linton earlier in the month. The organisers have assured us […]

India Ocean now open for take away

As of Wednesday (15 Apr 20) the Indian Ocean is now open for take away. There was a super smell as I walked past this evening.

Covid-19: Changed circumstances and free school meals

For many families, the coronavirus outbreak has meant a change in financial circumstances. If your circumstances have changed, and you have school aged children, you might want to consider whether you meet the criteria for free school meals: Income Support. Income Based Job Seekers Allowance. Income-related Employment & Support Allowance. Child Tax Credit – but […]

Trading Standards warns about Coronavirus personal protective goods

Cambridgeshire Trading Standards Service is asking local residents to report any online products claiming to protect people against coronavirus that haven’t been provided by a reputable supplier or nationally approved. This could be home-made sanitisers, genuine looking face masks claiming protection and coronavirus swabbing kits. These products can often be dangerous and unsafe. This is […]

Pharmacies FAQs

Community pharmacies are under immense pressures due to the increased demand for medicines and also more need for home delivery, and many of our community pharmacies are reaching their capacity in delivering medications to their patients. The CCG is working with pharmacies to put protection in for staff and patients and ensure that social distancing […]