Latest Government announcement on the COVID-19 pandemic Prime Minister Boris Johnson has just announced that cafes, pubs and restaurants must close from tonight (20 March), except for take-away food, to tackle coronavirus. All the UK’s nightclubs, theatres, cinemas, gyms and leisure centres have also been asked to close “as soon as they reasonably can”. The… read more
For tips to help children find things to do indoors, visit: www.scouts.org.uk/the-great-indoors/
AgeUK may be able to offer support. Please visit: www.ageuk.org.uk/wiltshire/ www.ageuk.org.uk/wiltshire/our-services/information-and-advice/
If you know someone outside Chiseldon who may need help in the current situation, you can direct them to this website which offers help from local organisations and SBC: Coronavirus – Compassionate Swindon
From Swindon Borough Council: Only a small number of services delivered by Swindon Borough Council have so far been affected by the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). In order to keep residents fully up to date with services, the Council has published a new page on its website with real-time updates on services, which residents can… read more
From Swindon Borough Council: Swindon businesses in the retail, leisure and hospitality industry who are eligible for the Government’s 12-month business rate holiday will see it reflected in their bills from next month. Swindon Borough Council will be administering the financial help to all firms who qualify following a package of support announced by the… read more
Communication from Wiltshire Wildlife Trust.
The April and May Ward/Parish Cllr surgeries at the Calley Hall on a Saturday morning have been cancelled. If you need to reach a Ward Cllr for any reason, their details are: Jenny Jefferies email@example.com Brian Mattock firstname.lastname@example.org You can reach the parish council by emailing email@example.com
If there are any elderly people who have health concerns at this time, Age UK has a free helpline on 0800 055 6112, open 7 days a week, 8.00am to 7.00pm. They can also help with welfare, care and housing issues.