There is a range of financial support available for residents who are struggling financially as a result of COVID-19, including Council Tax support and benefits maximisation, full details here.

Advice on the financial support available if you cannot work due to COVID-19 or self-isolating including Test and Trace Support payments, furlough, mortgage holidays can be found at

Remember, the COVID Community Support Team can support vulnerable and elderly residents with food deliveries, shopping, picking up prescriptions or making sure people who are self-isolating and may be worried or lonely get the support they need.

The team can be contacted on 01642 733906 between 9am and 12noon, Monday to Friday or by emailing

Business Support

There is a range of support available for businesses full details here. There is also four support grants available, details here.

It is also important for businesses to register positive cases with the NHS Self-Isolation Hub to generate an 8-digit reference number that staff and visitors asked to self-isolate will need to apply for a Test and Trace support payment.


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