Betty is a resident who has always loved horses
Daily video updates from Buckinghamshire Council about local progress in combatting the coronavirus will be aired on the website daily in the afternoon.
Natasha Bates, 17 and from Wendover, has been crowned National Entrepreneur of the Year in the Dragon’s Den style final of the competition with her business Easy Read. The competition was organised by the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy.
Councils in Buckinghamshire are telling residents about temporary changes to services because of the coronavirus outbreak – and have also announced that some library buildings will become local support hubs for the vulnerable during the crisis.
Last week in response to the COVID19 outbreak the Government called upon retired nurses and doctors to return to work with the line ‘your NHS needs you’. Care England, the largest representative body for independent providers of adult social care, is complementing this message, ‘social care needs you too’.
Parking charges have been suspended effective immediately at all Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust hospital and community sites for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic for the public and staff.
This is about protecting yourselves, each other and the emergency services working hard to keep you safe.
COVID-19 is alarming for all of us, and for many our anxiety levels are on high alert which in the long term can be at the expense of our mental and physical health. So what should you do when the anxiety is getting too much, or you are starting to feel panic?
Around the world, people are facing a once in a lifetime period full of anxiety and uncertainty that also requires us to isolate ourselves from each other.
From Monday 23 March, Buckinghamshire Council will be giving regular video updates to residents and answering their questions on everything from how we are fighting Coronavirus locally, what you can do to stay safe and how you can get involved in helping others.