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Covid-19: Announcement today re 'Rule of 6' AND 'Track and Trace'

The Prime Minister has this afternoon set out new measures…

Coronavirus: Call to infect volunteers in Covid-19 vaccine hunt

Nobel laureates are among scientists calling for volunteers to…

Painted stones thank NHS heroes and delight in Saffron Walden

A community midwife was delighted by the sentiment of an anonymous…

As of the 24th July face coverings must be worn

Face coverings will become compulsory in shops and supermarkets…

School in Newport benefits from Government funds for much needed works

Newport’s Joyce Frankland Academy has been allocated a share…

Covid-19 News" Everyone should wear face coverings, says Royal Society

The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus…

Coronavirus: WHO rethinking how Covid-19 spreads in air

The World Health Organization has acknowledged there is emerging…

Coronavirus: What to expect when hairdressers reopen

Hairdressers and barbers can't open soon enough for those of…

Daily update as UK to open up European holidays from 6 July

Here are five things you need to know on Saturday about the coronavirus…

Coronavirus: Cinemas, museums and galleries to reopen as PM takes axe to two-metre distancing rule

The changes taking effect from 4 July will delight business chiefs,…
Government Advice

Boris Johnson set to announce cut in two-metre social distancing rule tomorrow

The prime minister is expected to outline his plans to parliament…

Saffron Walden on ITV

Great news for #saffronwalden to be included in Itv Anglia evening…

High streets get ready to re-open from 15 June

“Please shop local, please shop safely”. That’s the message…

Health bosses grant NHS emergency access to give severely ill Covid-19 patients the promising Ebola drug remdesivir

Coronavirus patients in Britain can now be treated with remdesivir,…

Saffron Walden springs to help with NHS scrub bags

The community has made 99 wash bags within 48 hours to help medical…

First drug to treat Covid-19 approved in UK

The first drug to treat Covid-19 has been approved in the UK,…

No new deaths recorded in Sheffield as England sees lowest daily increase since lockdown began

No new coronavirus deaths have been recorded in Sheffield during…

Deaths linked to COVID-19 have fallen to six-week low, official figures show

The number of deaths linked to coronavirus in the UK has fallen…

Positive News

The news at the moment is surrounded by COVID-19 and mostly negative!…

Losing my job pushed me to set up a business

"It's almost been a blessing in disguise. I was stuck in the…

Coronavirus vaccine for 30 million Britons by September if trial succeeds

Work by the University of Oxford to find an effective…

How will the Covid-19 alert system work?

The government has announced plans to measure the threat from…

Inside a reopened primary school in the time of Covid-19

Primary children in Denmark have been back at school for a month…

New 100% accurate COVID-19 antibody test approved for use in UK

Boris Johnson has previously called antibody testing a "game-changer"…

What does a 'Covid-secure' office look like?

Boris Johnson has encouraged people who can't work from home…