A new government-backed loan scheme launches today (6 April) to provide additional finance to those businesses that need it.
Outdoor pubs, shops, gyms and hairdressers to reopen.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement at the coronavirus press conference.
Residents across Rotherham are being urged to follow to social distancing guidelines and only meet in groups of up to six people or two household outdoors as cases of COVID-19 increase.
As restrictions start to ease the Council is encouraging people who are going out to work to get tested regularly to further reduce the risk of infection in Rotherham.
More than £67m in Sheffield City Region funding is set to be agreed next week to support Rotherham’s economic recovery from the pandemic.
Keep safe this Easter weekend
I’m sure that many of you have plans this weekend to meet up with friends and family to enjoy the Easter Bank Holiday.
A £2m economic recovery programme to help Barnsley’s communities and businesses bounce back from COVID-19 and adapt to the changes it will leave is being recommended for approval by Barnsley Council’s Cabinet.
Barnsley Council is working in partnership with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to contact the borough’s businesses to check they have COVID-secure measures in place and to help tackle COVID-19 in the local area.