Tag: 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…

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…

Free Coronavirus book for kids

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Southampton intensive care nurse writes free book for children anxious about Coronavirus  A Southampton intensive care nurse has created a book to help reduce anxiety in children caused by the Coronavirus outbreak. The free online publication, entitled Dave the Dog is worried about coronavirus, has already been downloaded 15,000 times and used in schools and…

HCC issues coronavirus advice for elderly and vulnerable

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The County Council is reiterating practical steps people can take to reduce the severity of Coronavirus (COVID-19) among elderly and vulnerable groups. Hampshire County Council’s Director of Public Health, Simon Bryant, said: “I know people have particular concerns at this time for the elderly and those with long term health conditions. “I would urge everyone…