COVID-19 

Gerrards Cross Town Council – Changes to office working in line with guidance and advice from UK Government. Staff at GXTC office will continue to work either in the office or remotely as required.

However, GXTC Office is not open to visitors except by appointment (if absolutely necessary). If you need to report a problem, require information or need to make an appointment, please contact GXTC by:

Email – clerk@gerrardscross.gov.uk

Phone – 01753 888018 (messages can be left out of hours or if office is unattended)

Mobile – 07443 588361

Letter – GXTC, South Lodge, East Common, GX SL9 7AD

GXTC Annual Town Meeting which was to take place on Wednesday 8th April is postponed. Annual reports will be available on the website in due course.

Use of Open Spaces – East and West Commons and The Camp

People can still use Gerrards Cross Commons and The Camp for walks and exercise but they must ensure that they stick to the social distancing advice. The public health advice is to keep at least 2 metres apart. Anyone with a high temperature of at least 37.8 degrees and a new , continuous cough, or who lives with someone with those symptoms, should self-isolate in their homes. The public are also being told not to gather in groups in open spaces.

Playground Closed at East Common

At this difficult time, Gerrards Cross Town Council is following the guidance of the government and our playground is closed. This is to prevent the spread of the virus so please tell your friends and families not to use ANY of the play equipment. There are signs on the noticeboards and equipment.

WeAreGX (community group)

WeAreGX are compiling a listing of GX services which are available during Covid-19 lockdown – click here

Gerrards Cross COVID-19 Support Group

A group of volunteers have organised themselves to help the elderly and vulnerable in Gerrards Cross. If you would like to volunteer or you know of anyone in GX that needs help, please contact the group via this link GX COVID-19 Support Group

Buckinghamshire Council has lifted all parking charges and restrictions to support communitites during Coronavirus outbreak. Chiltern information here. South Bucks information here.

 

Information links regarding COVID-19:

Latest local information and advice from Buckinghamshire Council

Visit NHS England for health information.  Specific local and national coronavirus guidance

Latest HM Government information here.

If you have a business and need information on government help & support visit Bucks Business First

HM Government support for businesses information and guidance for employees

Buckinghamshire Council is posting daily video updates. For latest changes to services, visit this link.

24/7 Mental Health Helpline now live for Bucks

A new telephone helpline for mental health advice has been launched in Bucks. It will operate during the coronavirus pandemic 24/7 and temporarily replaces 111 for people who need mental health care and their situation is not life-threatening.

Adults: 01865 904997

Children and Young People: 01865 904998

Getting help or volunteering in Bucks – if you are at home and need additional help or wish to volunteer to help in your community, visit BC community support hub

Libraries – Only main libraries are opening after Saturday 21st March. All loans are being extended to 30th June. No fines will be charged. Book lending is suspended. Visit the libraries service status page for full details

Waste Services – waste services are currently operating with a reduced number of staff. Visit the waste services status page for full details

Country Parks – visit the Country parks website for more information