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Coronavirus: The essential daily briefing for Cambridgeshire - April 2

Coronavirus daily briefing
Coronavirus daily briefing

Cambridgeshire County Council has released its daily briefing with a round-up of any changes to its services.

The briefing for Thursday, April 2, takes into account the latest government announcements.

Advice on working from home

Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council director for public health Dr Liz Robin has been providing a regular vlog of advice during this difficult period.

The latest edition is focused on helpful hints and tips for working from home.

New online learning hub

Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council have created a one-stop shop of online learning resources.

In an effort to support parents and children, a 'go to' place has been created with a range of interactive lessons, projects, challenges and activities for all ages.

The council's education team has created the Home Learning Hub, which includes maths and English advisors and subject leads from many other areas.

It offers interactive learning materials that will really get you thinking and keep your brain and body active, as well as covering important topics such as safety online, and links to content.

The council's Home Learning Hub can be found here.

Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council have launched a Home Learning Hub (32858428)
Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council have launched a Home Learning Hub (32858428)

Stagecoach suspend Park & Ride services

Following government advice to limit non-essential travel and avoid office, pubs and social gatherings, Stagecoach has made further reductions to their Park & Ride services.

For the full story and details, click here.

The X5 service will also be revised from today, these temporary timetables will operate across Bedfordshire until further notice.

Sport England to dish out funding to help local clubs and community associations

Sports clubs and communications across Cambridgeshire hit by the lockdown for Covid-19 outbreak could be helped the a £20m Community Emergency Fund launched by Sport England.

Grants of between £300 and £10,000 are available for grassroots organisations.

For more information visit sportengland.org/news/195-million-package-help-sport-and-physical-activity-through-coronavirus

Community Fund

The Cambridgeshire Coronavirus Community Fund is offering grants to help parish, town, district, city and county councils, along with local charities and groups, to deal with issues affecting older and vulnerable people in our community as a result of the continuing threat of Covid-19.

Grants between £1,000 and £5,000 are available for projects that aim to tackle the impact of financial hardship, potential for hunger, lack of shelter, health issues, loneliness, isolation, etc.

Cambridgeshire County Council has contributed to the fund and several local groups have already successfully applied.

For more information visit cambscf.org.uk/cambridgeshire-coronavirus-community-fund.html or to make a donation as they aim to reach £300,000, visit justgiving.com/campaign/Coronaviruscommunityfund

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