Daily Archives: 04/05/2020

Coronavirus: Possible post-lockdown workplace rules revealed......

Reduced hot-desking and alternatives to social distancing where it is not possible are among measures being considered to let workplaces reopen.

A draft government plan to ease anti-coronavirus restrictions, seen by the BBC, also urges employers to minimise numbers using equipment, stagger shift times and maximise home-working.  Click here to read more.

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Clearer skies......

Campaigners against aviation in the borough are celebrating after London City Airport dropped plans to extend flight operating times, delayed a decision on its proposed expansion, and grounded all commercial planes until the end of the government lockdown.  Click here to read more.

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Coronavirus deaths by postcode in Waltham Forest and Redbridge......

A map has revealed how many coronavirus deaths there have been in areas across Waltham Forest and Redbridge.  Click here to read more.

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Waltham Forest Council will ‘build its way out of’ coronavirus recession with site work resuming this month......

Waltham Forest Council is determined to “build its way out of” the recession caused by coronavirus and will soon restart building work.

Work on the Juniper House site on Hoe Street will restart later this month, with contractors observing social distancing rules.  Click here to read more.

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News › UK Huge increase in food bank use in recent weeks, charities warn......

The coronavirus crisis has sparked a huge increase in people using food banks for essential supplies, charities have warned.

The Trussell Trust said its network had seen its busiest-ever period, with 81 per cent more emergency food parcels being given out in the last two weeks of March.  Click here to read more.

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