Category: Coronavirus

Council to hold virtual committee meetings

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Public participation might still be possibleEastleigh council say they will be moving committee meetings online after the Government temporarily removed the legal requirement for local authorities to hold public meetings in person during the coronavirus pandemic. Eastleigh Borough Council have cancelled all meetings scheduled for April but under new powers introduced today local authorities will…

‘Fines are a last resort but we will use them if we have to’

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Senior Hampshire Police Officer warns public that officers may take action if people break lockdown over Easter. Hampshire Constabulary have issued the following advice for the Easter Break: This weekend marks the beginning of the Easter holidays for families across Hampshire, and with it an upturn in weather is expected. Normally, the Easter holidays would…

Councils launch helpline for vulnerable local folk

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Local authorities across Hampshire, including the County Council and all the districts and boroughs, have joined forces with the county’s community and voluntary sector, to ensure vulnerable people are able to access the support they need during the coming weeks. From today, a new helpline is up and running for frail or vulnerable residents who…

Council launches Coronavirus Support Hub

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The Eastleigh Borough Coronavirus Support Hub has been launched to assist in the ‘shielding’ of the extremely vulnerable who are most at risk of serious illness if they were to contract the virus. Eastleigh Borough Council has worked alongside community organisations, One Community and Hampshire County Council to help establish this local support hub.  The…