New national restrictions will apply in England from Thursday 5 November until Wednesday 2 December. After 4 weeks the government will review the restrictions, based on the latest data.
From Thursday 5 November you must stay home as much as possible, only leaving for:
For more details on how the restrictions will work visit: www.gov.uk/guidance/new-national-restrictions-from-5-november
The following Council services will be affected by the new national restrictions:
Services that will close temporarily:
All other services will continue, some with some minor changes.
Central Library and Caversham library remain open for booked access, although computer bookings will be temporarily suspended.
The birth registration service will continue to run.
For full details visit: https://www.reading.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-how-our-services-are-affected/
You can also keep up to date by following our social media @ReadingCouncil on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. You can also sign up to our residents email here: www.reading.gov.uk/council/residents-newsletter
The One Reading Community Hub will be offering support for vulnerable residents during this difficult time. Find out more here: www.reading.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-one-reading-community-hub-support
Find out more about how we are supporting local businesses during the national restriction period: www.reading.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-business-information
We know increased restrictions can impact on everyone’s mental and physical health. We’ll be signposting to where you can get help and support here: www.reading.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-covid-19-useful-information/#well