National and local advice for dealing with this unprecedented crisis...
Limiting the spread of Covid-19 and protecting and supporting the most vulnerable in our community are our top priorities right now.
Everyone's individual situation is unique. Each individual needs to act responsibly for our own and for others' sake, and, if they are able, help others in the appropriate way. We need to look out for each other.
The situation is changing very rapidly. We will be updating this guidance as new information and guidance becomes available.
Please visit NHS/Public Health England for more information: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
Bath & North East Somerset Council - If you are in a difficult situation, and need help from the B&NES Council, please contact Council Connect on 01225 394041.
B&NES council have set up a dedicated Coronavirus email address, which is: [email protected].
They have also set up a virus information page, which can be accessed by clicking here.
A specific Coronavirus local helpline is in the process of being set up. We will share this information as soon as it becomes available.
Age UK - Please click here to view their guidance on this outbreak.
Age UK’s free advice line is open 8am-7pm, 365 days a year. Please call 0800 055 6112 for support with concerns about welfare, care or housing.
Our local Age UK office provides assistance to residents. Their office number is 01225 466135. Their email address is [email protected]
Free Educational Resources - With schools closing for most children, we have compiled a list of helpful resources. Please click here.
Bath Cooperatives has put together a list of local initiatives and neighbourhood groups. Please click here for more information.
B&NES 3SG (Bath & North East Somerset 3rd Sector Group) has recruited 1,000 volunteers as part of its ongoing efforts to make ours a Compassionate Community - one that is resilient and connected. You can sign up by clicking here.
Bath Foodbank - Our food bank service will be stretched over the coming days and weeks. Please click here to find out how to help.
Local businesses - Think about ways in which you can support our many independent businesses. Several shops in Larkhall are doing a joint delivery service to BA1 and BA2 postcodes. You can call the shops below to place orders for next-day delivery.
Larkhall Butchers - 01225 313987
Larkhall Farm Shop - 01225 319968
Goodies Delicatessen - 01225 336033
Larkhall Deli - 01225 444634
Ma Cuisine - 01225 312959
Other businesses and venues are offering vouchers that you can redeem later, for example Bath Komedia.
Consumer rights - For a useful guide on coronavirus and travel, cancelled and postponed events and more, visit the consumer rights website Which?
This page will be updated with more guidance and local initiatives as the situation progresses. If you would like us to include something, please e-mail: [email protected]