COVID-19 Update

LATEST NEWS FROM THE UK GOVERNMENT

Recovery Loan Scheme launches today

A new government-backed loan scheme launches today (6 April) to provide additional finance to those businesses that need it.

Further easing of Covid restrictions confirmed for 12 April

Outdoor pubs, shops, gyms and hairdressers to reopen.

PM statement at coronavirus press conference: 5 April 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement at the coronavirus press conference.

LATEST PRESS CONFERENCES FROM THE UK GOVERNMENT

ROTHERHAM COUNCIL

LATEST NEWS FROM ROTHERHAM COUNCIL

Rotherham residents are reminded to follow social distancing guidelines as cases increase in the borough

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.

Workplace Testing available for businesses in Rotherham

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.

Rotherham to benefit from £67 million regional funding boost

More than £67m in Sheffield City Region funding is set to be agreed next week to support Rotherham’s economic recovery from the pandemic.

BARNSLEY COUNCIL

LATEST NEWS FROM BARNSLEY COUNCIL

Message from Julia Burrows, Director of Public Health, Barnsley – 1 April 2021

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.

Barnsley COVID Economic Renewal Action Plan set to be approved

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 works with the HSE to make sure businesses are COVID-secure

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.