Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest Information

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak within the UK, we want to guide you to helpful resources where you can find out more information about coronavirus.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Council Tax Hardship

COVID-19 Self-isolation Payments 

It is important to follow the guidelines, not only for the protection of yourself but also for those you may come into contact with.  

Guidelines for Food Businesses offering takeaways Health and Safety Guidance for Reopening your Business

Guidelines for community volunteers preparing food for donation Guidance for Taxi Drivers and Operators

Financial Support For Business and Residents

Council Tax Support Local Restrictions Support Grant Additional Restrictions Grant

This is the new content that covers all the grants and is colour coded to try and make it easier for businesses to understand what applies to them.

Covid-19 Business Grants

Prevention Methods

We recommend you follow the advice given by the NHS on how to prevent catching or spreading the virus.  

NHS: COVID-19 Prevention methods

Other Information can be found at the following links:

Cumbria County Council Public Health England UK Government Response Energy Saving Advice

It is also advised that you watch this video about hand washing, published by the Department of Health and Social Care: