COVID-19

PARISH SERVICES

The Parish office remains closed following government guidance.  

Please adhere to social distancing guidelines when in public areas.  The children's play area, MUGAs, skatepark and adult mutli gym are all now open.  Please respect the guidance and DO NOT EAT OR DRINK IN THESE AREAS.

Four Marks Allotments remain open and there is some guidance from the National Allotment Society regarding how to use the space safely.  



 

 

GETTING HELP

 If you are displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please get a test and follow the guidelines.  Tests are also available for certain groups not displaying symptoms including;

  • People regularly leaving home to go to work, as they can’t work from home; including people who are self-employed or who work for businesses with fewer than 50 employees
  • People not covered by an existing workplace testing scheme or other programme
  • Households with primary school, secondary school and college age children, including childcare and support bubbles
  • Households, childcare and support bubbles of primary, secondary and college staff
  • Adults working in the wider school community, including bus drivers and after school club leaders

For details of how to book a test, please go to the East Hampshire District Council  website. 

 

If you are in Four Marks or the surrounding areas and having difficulty, please see this Information sheet.  You will be able to get some help if you are isolating and unable to get supplies and medicine.

There is also a Support Services leaflet produced by Hamsphire Constabulary which lists helplines and information about where you can get help.

The Government have also set out a range of support schemes for businesses to help them during the outbreak.  For further information and details on the application process, follow this link to the information page on the East Hampshire District Council's website.

East Hampshire District Council are keeping essential services running including bin collections but there may be some service updates so please check these.

There is information available here from your local MP, Damian Hinds, including bulletins and Covid-19 information on a range of topics.

The Citizens Advice Bureau is still providing advice to East Hampshire residents.  Please call the Adviceline on 0300 330 9028.

 

 

 

NATIONAL ADVICE LINES

 NHS  advice and information including symptom checker.

Government guidance for up to date information, guidelines and mental health links. 

Government Business Support  information from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.  This page will give you information about the Job Retention Scheme and how to apply for a grant if you are self-employed.

Age Uk for guidance on how to best assist the elderly at this time.

Universal Credit 'Help to Claim' for new claimants via the website or by calling 0800 144 8 444.

There is also advice from the government for both home owners and renters who find themselves unable to pay for their accommodation.

Funding for COVID-19, contains details of a number of local and national grants available to assist both groups and individuals during the current lock down situation.