Information from Councillor Martin Earl

Dear All,

Here is the latest information on Covid 19 restrictions. This contains the requirements set for indoor and outdoor private & public spaces, Hospitality Businesses and Car Sharing. Including information on exemptions from the visiting/meeting restrictions.

https://www.gov.scot/news/new-measures-to-drive-down-infection-rate/

Here is a link to UK Gov Business support where there is a subscribe option to receive e mail updates when schemes change or are added:-

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus/business-support

Here are links to two community organisations/third sector funding opportunities currently available. The Adapt and Thrive programme and the Communities Recovery Fund:-

https://scvo.org.uk/support/coronavirus/funding/scottish-government/community-recovery/atf

https://scvo.org.uk/support/coronavirus/funding/scottish-government/community-recovery/crf

Here are some links to information regarding a number of subjects that may be helpful:-

Face Coverings including exemptions and how to make your own

https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-phase-3-staying-safe-and-protecting-others/pages/face-coverings/

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/face-coverings-when-to-wear-one-and-how-to-make-your-own/face-coverings-when-to-wear-one-and-how-to-make-your-own

Testing: Who, How, Where:

https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19/test-and-protect/coronavirus-covid-19-testing

Guidance of self isolating and  households with possible infection present

https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19/test-and-protect/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-households-with-possible-coronavirus-infection