Advice and support for residents
Stay alert and help control the virus
Last updated: 27 July at 09:03
If you are defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable, you should follow guidance on shielding and how to stay safe.
Council tax hardship fund
As part of the response to coronavirus (COVID-19), the government is providing a £500 million hardship fund to provide council tax relief for vulnerable households.
Other council tax support
If your income has been affected by coronavirus and you can't pay your council tax, there are several options.
If someone in your household has coronavirus symptoms help keep our waste collection crew safe.
- Put contaminated waste, such as used tissues and disposable cleaning cloths, straight into disposable rubbish bags.
- Place these rubbish bags into another bag and tie it securely.
- keep it aside for at least 72 hours before putting it into your usual external household waste bin (not recycling).
Many local services and charities are running as normal. If you need support, for example with food, medicine or money, there are lots of organisations that can help.
Many local businesses offer a home delivery service for shopping or food delivery.
From grocers and butchers, to prepared meals and pet food; we have put together a list of businesses offering deliveries in the district.