This page is here to give our residents a source of up to date information and resources during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Full Council & Committee Meetings – meetings of Full Council ajd Committee meetings will now take place via Zoom. For further details of meetings please go to our meetings page by clicking here.
Play Areas – all play areas are now open.
Parks & Open Spaces – these will remain open to allow for daily outside exercise, however please always adhere to the Government’s guidance on gatherings (no more than two people, except with members of your household) keeping 2m away from others at all times. (Please note all bins are now sealed please take all littler and dog poop with you)
Useful links for other services
Oxford City Council latest information here (including advice on council tax) https://www.oxford.gov.uk/coronavirus
Oxfordshire County Council for advice on staffing, schools, social care, libraries, parking, registrations of births, deaths and ceremonies, household waste and recycling, fire and rescue service, roads and transport and advice for businesses. Latest information here https://news.oxfordshire.gov.uk/coronavirus-information-from-the-government/
Gov.uk latest information here https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
NHS England latest information here https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/primary-care/
Oxford Health latest information here https://www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/
Oxford Universities Hospital Trust (OUHT) latest information here https://www.ouh.nhs.uk/
Support and volunteer
Find information on what support is available in your local area by visiting Oxfordshire All In. Latest information here https://www.oxfordshireallin.org/
If you can or are already offering support in your local area, please add your details to the Oxfordshire All In Response Map by completing this online form This helps other residents know what support is nearby.
If you are able and would like to help local residents near you, there are a number of volunteering opportunities across the county. Find an initiative near you via Oxfordshire All In, Information here: https://news.oxfordshire.gov.uk/volunteering-in-oxfordshire–you-can-do-your-bit/
Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) Emergency Fund, this Fund is to help smaller charitable organisations in the UK affected by the impact of Covid-19. Grants of up to £10,000 are available, for information and to apply: https://www.cafonline.org/charities/grantmaking/caf-coronavirus-emergency-fund
Sport England Emergency Fund, which is open now for local club and community organisations to bid for grants between £300 and £10,000. £55 million put aside to support the sector during an ongoing period of restrictions; to fund new and innovative ways to keep people active and then, when it is over, to help organisations get back to business and adjust to a different environment. For information and to apply: https://www.sportengland.org Any clubs which need assistance with the Sport England Emergency Fund application please contact: Tom.firstname.lastname@example.org
The most vulnerable
Local authorities across Oxfordshire have worked with the local Voluntary and Community Sector, to develop a simple point of contact for those who have been told by government that they have been identified as extremely vulnerable, and who have no support network and would otherwise be completely isolated. Learn more here: https://news.oxfordshire.gov.uk/shielding-our-most-vulnerable/