Canterbury City Council are trying to make sure that local business are aware of the various business support measures and are able to claim for government cash grants during the lockdown.
A 24 hour helpline has been set up to support vulnerable people in Kent who need urgent help, supplies or medication.
If you are vulnerable and have an urgent need that cannot be met through existing support networks, you can contact the Kent Together helpline at www.kent.gov.uk/KentTogether or by calling on 03000 41 92 92. It is a 24 hour service.
It is unfortunate that during this time scammers see opportunity in crisis. Trading Standards have published some advice…
Please stick to the public footpaths when out on your one walk a day. There are many footpaths around Bridge, which you can find on KCC’s Public Rights of Way web page: https://webapps.kent.gov.uk/countrysideaccesscams/standardmap.aspx
We need to respect the farmers and allow them to work unhindered, providing us food.
Only one person per household should go shopping and only for necessities. Please don’t send/let your children go to the shop just for sweets or chocolate.
Shops and business are all operating a limited capacity. Please wait outside until you are allowed in.
Rationing may also be in place. Please observe limits.
Also, if you want a coffee from the machine, please wait in the till queue until it’s your turn, then get your coffee, It is not possible to get a coffee and keep 2 metres from the till.
Please, take social distancing seriously and be respectful to those working in shops.
You can find full gov.uk guidance on social distancing here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/876279/Full_guidance_on_staying_at_home_and_away_from_others__1_.pdf
Due to the Coronavirus, the Fish and Chip van will not be visiting Bridge on Thursdays.