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 The Very Latest Covid-19 Information is Here

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 Beware of Scams

Please warn any students you know about scam emails that are going around, more details here.

The other scam doing the rounds are cold calls telling you your Amazon Prime subscription needs renewing, more about that one here.

If you're in any doubt don't reply to the emails and just put the phone down on the callers.

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 Tell Us if You Spot Litter

Between now and the end of October if you see any litter please tell us what you saw, when you saw it and where it was left (photos would be great if possible)
We're going to log all the finds to hopefully find a pattern to the behaviour that will help us to target our actions.

The Council is investigating how to stop this using signs, CCTV and £75 on-the-spot fines using its powers under the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environments Act 2005.  

 
Just send the details to clerk@aylesbeareparishcouncil.co.uk, via Facebook to Aylesbeare Parish Clerk or ring 01392 202692.  Thank you all in advance for your help.  Here's to a litter-free village in 2021.

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New Laws for Covid-19 Precautions from Thursday 24th September


From Thursday 24th September the the Government is tightening the restrictions on social contact and asking everyone to work from home if they can. All the changes are aiming to stop the spread of the virus.  There are now increased fines for contravening these rules.

The Government has provided a webpage to help you know what the correct procedures are and you can get to it here.

Remember the simple instruction to wash hands, protect your face and keep socially distancing.

     

 

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End of Financial Year Information

All councils have to prepare accounting and governance information at the end of each financial year.  To see all the information about Aylesbeare from April 2019 to March 2020, and to see your rights to inspect and challenge that information, full details are on the Meeting Dates, Agendas and Minutes page.

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The Play Area is Now Open Again

The Play Area has now reopened but everyone will need to be aware of Covid-19 when using the equipment.  The virus is spread by touch so please clean the gates, equipment etc before use.  We've posted this sign to advise users

 

 

 

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Footpaths: Please Follow the Lockdown Advice

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COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS)

Beware of Covid 19 Test and Trace Scams
You NEVER have to pay for an NHS Test or Trace

Please stay safe and follow the guidance from the government.

If you think you may have the virus use the NHS 111 online service here.

If you want to know what the symptoms are and how to protect yourself check here.

For details of Council services, advice for residents, businesses, employers and employees go to  the EDDC website here.

The latest update from East Devon District Council for residents is here (16th October).  It opens the relevant page the EDDC website. 

The EDDC Autumn Business Update, issued on 9th October, is here.

 The latest update from Devon County Council (22nd October) is here.

If you need help and cannot get hold of friends or neighbours you can use this window notice.

The Council has set up a local group in response to the Covid 19 crisis, it's called ALERT (Aylesbeare Local Emergency Response Team).  By now you should have received this guidance note through your letterbox.

If you or someone you know needs help please email Aylesbearepc@yahoo.com or telephone 01392 202692.

ALERT is also looking for volunteers. If you would like to offer support please email Councillor Anna Thompson cllrannathompson@hotmail.com 

The Parish Council will continue to operate throughout the virus period so contact the Clerk (Jim Roberts, 07768 457590 or 01392 202692) if necessary.

                                                                   

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 Beware of Covid 19 Test and Trace Scams

 Criminals are trying to cash in on the new NHS Test and Trace process by sending out emails and texts, or phoning directly, to tell people that they have been in contact with a person who has the virus.  They then demand money for tests or tracing information.  Remember - Ignore these messages; you NEVER have to pay for an NHS Covid 19 test or trace.

The NHS Test and Trace website says 

The NHS Test and Trace service will not:

  • ask for bank details or payments
  • ask for details of any other accounts, such as social media
  • ask you to set up a password or PIN number over the phone
  • ask you to call a premium rate number, such as those starting 09 or 087

 For more information please check the NHS website.

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Citizens Advice Bureau Ready to Help

Last year the CAB helped 16 residents of Aylesbeare and, despite the lockdown, they are still here to help.  The offices may be closed but there is a service 5 days a week online via their website, email, the CAB Facebook page or on the phone.


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   Reminder About Footpaths & Coronavirus

 

 Please remember to

  • Close all gates safely using gloves (the virus can live on surfaces)
  • Keep dogs under control (it's lambing and calving season)
  • Stick to the designated footpaths
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