Released on 24 March 2020 Archived Press Release
During the COVID-19 Pandemic Stratford-on-Avon District Council will issue a daily update (from Monday to Friday) for residents and businesses.
Cllr Tony Jefferson, Leader of Stratford-on-Avon District Council says: "Many residents and businesses look to the District Council to give locally focused information during this very fast moving and fluid situation. The District Council's daily update will complement those from the Government, by Warwickshire County Council and the Warwickshire Local Resilience Forum as the lead agencies in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.
"We all know that people are concerned and even fearful and we want to provide as much clear information as we can at this time to support our residents and businesses. I hope people will appreciate that there are times when we do not have the information from government."
Key updates - 24 March
Cllr Tony Jefferson, Leader of Stratford-on-Avon District Council says: "District Council staff are working flat out to support the district. Things are moving fast. Each day and indeed overnight, new instructions come from the Government most, for obvious reasons, do not come with detailed guidance about how to implement them but we doing all we can to get support and advice to everyone who needs it.
"Daily calls to the District Council has increased by over 100% and rising. The complexity of issues means each call is taking much longer to handle. Please bear with our staff while they try to help you. Please try to remember that they are under extreme pressure at the moment.
"Everyone please stay safe, stay healthy and stick to Government instructions about isolation and travel. Remember this will pass."
Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Elizabeth House, Church Street,
Tel: 01789 267575