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Covid: What’s the roadmap for lifting lockdown?

The prime minister has set out government plans to lift the remaining Covid restrictions in England. He said that most legal restrictions and guidance in England should be removed from 19 July. What did the PM say? At a Downing Street briefing, Boris Johnson said the government was looking to “move away from legal restrictions” […]

How should I protect myself from Covid now?

People have been able to spend time indoors with friends and family they don’t live with since mid-May. But, as the Delta variant first identified in India spreads, the government is asking whether these freedoms should be extended or not. Covid remains a risk, so what have we learned about how to stay safe? 1. You don’t […]

Jane Shaw from Craft Days

Well, you don’t need me to tell you what a crazy and worrying time we’ve had! Despite the worldwide tragedy that has unfolded, small things have happened that still surprised us. Who would have thought there would be a worldwide shortage of knicker elastic, as we went into overdrive making face masks? There were stock […]

Covid: What’s the roadmap for lifting lockdown?

A further lifting of lockdown rules in England has been confirmed by the prime minister. Having friends over and drinking inside a pub are among the changes coming next Monday, 17 May. Changes to lockdown rules in Scotland and Wales are expected the same day. What’s changing on Monday 17 May in England? Meeting up […]

When can I hug again, who can I hug and what is a ‘cautious cuddle’?

From May 17, people in England may be able to give friends and family a “cautious cuddle”. The government said it wants to see “intimate contact” between family and friends “restored”, with prime minister Boris Johnson expected to give those living in England the green light to hug loved ones they have not been within […]

Covid vaccine: How many people in the UK have been vaccinated so far?

More than 35 million people in the UK have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine – part of the biggest inoculation programme the country has ever launched. First vaccines are now being offered to people below the age of 50. Those aged 40 and above in England, over 30s in Northern Ireland, […]

Which countries are on the green list for foreign holidays?

From 17 May, people in England will be able to take holidays abroad in a small number of countries without having to quarantine when they return. Portugal and Israel are among the destinations on the government’s green list. What’s been announced? Countries are in three categories – green, amber and red. Green countries have the […]

Coronavirus: What the latest data tells us about the spread of COVID-19

Today saw more worrying data about the spread of coronavirus in England. Cases and deaths remained at the high levels seen last week, as did hospitalisations. Across the country, the spread shows little sign of slowing. Read Full article – https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-what-the-latest-data-tells-us-about-the-spread-of-covid-19-12118188

Covid: PM warns of virus deaths ‘twice as bad’ as spring

Covid-19 deaths could be twice as high over the winter as they were in the first wave of the pandemic, PM Boris Johnson is expected to warn MPs later. In a Parliamentary statement he will say there is “no alternative” as he seeks to win support for the planned four-week lockdown across England. But Mr […]

Covid: keeping England’s schools open ‘will lead to another lockdown’

Education unions, backed by northern leaders, have warned that keeping schools and universities open in England is an inadequate “half-measure” which will sow the seeds for another lockdown next year and prolong the suffering from Covid. Read Full Article – https://www.theguardian.com/education/2020/nov/01/covid-keeping-englands-schools-open-will-lead-to-another-lockdown

Covid-19: English lockdown may last beyond 2 Dec, says Gove

Michael Gove says it is his “fervent hope” that England’s new lockdown will end on 2 December – but that ministers will be “guided by the facts”. “We do need to get the R rate below 1,” the Cabinet Office minister told the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show. The strict measures are due to come into […]

Covid-19: New restrictions for parts of England likely next week

Covid restrictions are to be further tightened in parts of England early next week, with the closure of pubs and restaurants a possibility in the worst-affected areas, the BBC has been told. There could also be a ban on overnight stays away from home in these areas. A final decision on the time period or […]

Staff member tests positive for Covid-19, prompting business to close

Saffron Building Society has closed its town centre branch after a staff member tested positive for coronavirus. Read More Here Article from – https://www.saffronwaldenreporter.co.uk/news/staff-at-saffron-building-society-has-coronavirus-1-6872542 Image from – https://www.saffronwaldenreporter.co.uk/news/staff-at-saffron-building-society-has-coronavirus-1-6872542

New Captain Sir Tom at 100 display set for IWM Duxford

IWM Duxford and The Captain Tom Foundation are set to unveil a new display celebrating one of 2020’s iconic personalities – Captain Sir Tom Moore Article and Image Source – https://www.saffronwaldenreporter.co.uk/what-s-on/reviews/new-captain-sir-tom-at-100-display-at-duxford-1-6873833