Coronavirus – Useful Information, Updates & Requests

The Parish Council continues to receive regular information updates from Leeds City Council – please click on the links below to be redirected to the important and useful updates/information received recently on the following matters:


Financial Support & Information

  • The Government is introducing a new fast track finance scheme for small businesses, providing loans with a 100% government-backed guarantee for lenders. The new Bounce Back Loans Scheme will bolster the existing package of support available to the smallest businesses affected by the Coronavirus pandemic by providing loans of up to £50,000. The scheme will launch for applications on Monday 4 May 2020. Click here to be redirected to the relevant webpage for more information
  • To see a a list of top tips for avoiding Coronavirus scams, courtesy of West Yorkshire Trading Standards, see LCC’s Tweet thread here
  • LCC recently shared an update on the number of business grants processed so far and answered some of the FAQs they’ve received – see their posts on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn


Health & Wellbeing

  • Emergency Dental Treatment – Although regular dental services have been halted, dental practices remain open and accessible to patients, both for those who recently accessed the practice and those who do not have a regular dentist, in emergencies. If patients cannot access a Dental Practice, and for Out of Hours services, patients can contact NHS 111. Patients will be triaged and offered advice, support and analgesia/antibiotics as appropriate. Face to face care will be offered if urgent treatment is required.


Other Information

  • Leeds residents can sign up to get weekly e-mail updates from Leeds City Council with important updates, resources and  information on changes to their services. You can sign up for updates and read the latest newsletter now via LCC’s post on Twitter


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