Complete information and government guidance, including recent and upcoming changes to coronavirus restrictions and travel advice:

Postcode checker to find out coronavirus restrictions in your area (West Berkshire is currently in Tier 4):

Dashboard for national and local statistics on coronavirus cases, hospital admissions and deaths:

Information on testing, including booking a free test and tests for care home staff

Information on support available to your business:

The latest NHS advice on how to protect yourself or check if you need medical advice. This should be your first port of call rather than phoning 111 unless your symptoms are severe: 

West Berkshire Community Hub:

NHS Volunteer Responders:


Coronavirus Guidance

I wanted to update everyone as to the new rules and hopefully give a few helpful pointers (beyond what I anticipate you already know):

1. You can meet one person from a different household provided that you do so outdoors and follow social distancing rules.

COVID-19 Emergency: PM's Address to the Nation Announcing Lockdown

On Monday 23rd March, Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation and announced that everyone should stay at home to stop the further spread of the disease within our communities. The following measures will be reviewed after three weeks.

Covid-19: West Berkshire Community Hub

West Berkshire Council has established their Community Support Hub to work with partners across the county to coordinate our community's response.

Whilst there has already been an amazing community response, they need more volunteers!