First Bus will be running a Sunday service on both Saturday & Sunday. A Saturday service will be running today and Friday.
Somerset Waste Partnership – Staff shortages mean that if recycling collections are missed, we may lack the resources to make return pick-ups. If you are missed, do not leave containers out or report it; take everything in and re-present the following week.
Farmers’ Market Suspended
Glastonbury Market Suspended
Bridie’s Yard Organic Food Co-Op Closed for one week
Travel Restrictions – Police are making it clear that exercise has to be done from your home – you are not allowed to drive to another location to either exercise or walk your dog.
Self-employed workers can apply for a grant worth 80% of their average monthly profits to help them cope with the financial impact of coronavirus, the chancellor has announced
The money – up to a maximum of £2,500 a month – will be paid in a single lump sum, but will not begin to arrive until the start of June at the earliest.
Shortly after the chancellor spoke, the number of people in the UK who have died with Covid-19 – the disease caused by coronavirus – jumped by more than 100 in a day for the first time.
The total now stands at 578.
In the UK, more than 11,600 people have now tested positive for coronavirus – although the actual number of cases is likely to be far higher.
Police have been given new powers arrest people who break coronavirus lockdown.
Worldwide, there are more than 500,000 recorded infections, and more than 22,000 deaths
A mass clapping event is held in the UK to say thank you to NHS careworkers
Frontline staff at UK children’s charities say they are feeding desperate families with food “from their own cupboards” amid the coronavirus epidemic.
It comes as the latest official UK figures on child poverty, released today, showed an increase of 100,000 children, to 4.2 million.
That is 30% of UK children living below the poverty line