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Coronavirus - Government Updates

Please see below for up-to-date information and resources for both the Scotland and UK Government's advice on the current coronavirus situation.. 

Information and advice is constantly changing. I will continue to post on my website to keep communities updated. 

 

Phased Return Out of Lockdown

The Scottish Government announced their plans for a phased return out of lockdown and current restrictions.

From the 28th May, we some of our current restrictions will start to be lifted.

The Acorn Project

The new Acorn Project website is now live!

The Acorn Project, based at The St Fergus gas terminal in North East Scotland, will play an important role in tackling climate change and helping Scotland reach its Net Zero target through carbon capture and storage and low-carbon hydrogen.

Mental Health Awareness Week

This week it is Mental Health Awareness Week!

As we face extremely challenging and uncertain times, it is important that we take care of our own mental health and are mindful towards those we love who may be struggling during this pandemic 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦.

Coronavirus - Physical Health

It is important that people try their best to stay healthy during this time. If you are in self-isolation, see below for some useful resources on types of exercise you can do whilst inside.

Apply for a Coronavirus Test

You are now eligible for a coronavirus test if you are experiencing symptoms.

Those who are aged 5 and over can now get a coronavirus test if they are experiencing symptoms including a persistent cough, a high temperature, or a loss of taste or smell.

Visit Scotland Webinar Series

VisitScotland's new webinar series highlights the challenges facing Scotland's tourism industry

The tourism industry contributes greatly to Scotland’s economy and will play a vital role in the recovery process from the coronavirus pandemic 🏞.

Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance seeking donations!

SCAA provide a life-saving service but rely on donations

Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance - SCAA new campaign is asking people to Donate Your Commute to help them continue their work to save lives across Scotland.

Self-Employment Income Support scheme

The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme is open for applications,

The scheme ensures that the self-employed get the help they need, equivalent to the support offered through the furlough scheme.

Co-op Community Shopping Scheme

New scheme introduced for safe & secure shopping

The Co-op have launched a new Community Shopping Scheme to help those who need to stay at home safely get their essential shopping.