Eid Mubarak to all Muslims in our community, particularly in these difficult times when so many places are closed and we must observe strict social distancing rules as part of the covid19 lockdown.
The UK government has released new guidance on its proposed “recovery strategy” described as a “roadmap for how and when the UK will adjust its response to the COVID-19 crisis”. The contents are listed below for reference.
The new guidance provides information on changes to the current restrictions in place since 23rd March 2020 and changes planned for the coming weeks and months.
Please note that although this is identified as guidance from the UK government it only applies in England. The devolved administrations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales have independent responsibility for their own approaches.
Click HERE to view the document on the government website.
Click HERE to download a copy of the PDF
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s statement on the proposals, 10 May 2020
Response from Keir Starmer, Leader of the Opposition, 11 May 2020Continue reading
May 9th is Europe Day. This is the day when people across Europe come together to celebrate peace and unity in Europe following the horrors of the two World Wars. The day was chosen in recognition of the Schuman Declaration in 1950 which was the precursor to the formation of many European collaborative institutions and organisations. It was itself preceded by the formation of the Council of Europe in 1949.
A call for contributions for a Community Collage on the advertising board beside Station South on the A6.
Here’s an idea! We’d like to do something to keep us all entertained in these crazy times!
We’re giving the advertising board over to you for a big #COMMUNITYCOLLAGE challenge.
To help lift people’s spirits and get creative at home we’re setting you an arty challenge over the next few days…we’ll prompt your efforts with themes!
We’ll put the best ones into the #communitycollage and showcase on the advertising board on the A6/Stockport Road where we hope it will cheer up key workers and the like.
Spread the word and GO! x
Constituted community groups and organisations with a bank account can apply to this fund for £500 – £3000 for the items, equipment or supplies they need to support their communities in this difficult time.
The application process has been simplified to help get the money out to groups quickly. The application form can be downloaded here:
Completed application forms can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please share this information with groups you are aware of and your wider networks. WeLoveMCR want to support as many groups and organisations as they can in this time of need.
In an address to the nation tonight the Prime Minister has introduced emergency controls and restrictions on people’s movements.
That’s it. We’re in lockdown.
- All non essential shops will close.
- Police will enforce restrictions including dispersing gatherings.
- Only essential travel to / from work allowed.
- No meetings with more than two people in public.
- Only essential shopping and medical visits allowed.
- One form of exercise daily only.
These measures will last for three weeks in the first instance.
The message is stay at home to save lives.
The LCA has set up a dedicated coronavirus web page to share information and advice. This will contain official information and also ideas and support from the Levy Corona Helpers group.
Follow the link on our main menu or click HERE
A new Facebook groups has been set up to help our Levenshulme community during the Covid19 crisis.
The group is to share ideas and offer support to each other during this difficult time, particularly to those who are self isolating.
If you would like to help click HERE to go to the Facebook group page and then ask to join or search Facebook groups for “Levy Corona Helpers“.