Castle Camps Village
Castle Camps Village

Latest News re Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

PLEASE NOTE: The Village Hall is closed as from Sunday 22 March, with
an anticipated opening date of 1 June, depending on developments.

On Friday 20 March, the Chancellor announced further measures to support
people and businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19.

The Chancellor’s statement can be found at GOV.UK

Updated guidance for employers, businesses and employees is available at:
COVID-19: support for businesses
COVID-19: guidance for employees

We will continue to share the most up to date information directly with you as it
becomes available.
Yours sincerely

Jim Harra
First Permanent Secretary and Chief Executive - HMRC

News release: Thursday 19 March 2020
Green bin collections suspended
Green bin collections across Cambridge City and South Cambridgeshire will
not take place between Monday 23 March and Monday 4 May. This decision
has been made in order to support staff and the recycling and waste service as
a whole during the Coronavirus outbreak.
The suspension of green bin collections will allow crews to concentrate on
emptying blue and black bins during the coming weeks. It will also assist with
any future staff sickness or self-isolation issues.
As always, residents are being encouraged to waste as little food as possible,
so they minimise the amount they need to throw away. For this period only,
food waste will be to put it into the black bin.
Subscription to the additional green bin collection scheme will see a reduced
fee for residents permit renewal in the October.

Double bag black bin waste if suffering symptoms
The Greater Cambridge Shared Waste Service has published advice on
handling waste if your household is displaying symptoms of Coronavirus.
If you're experiencing the main symptoms - a new, continuous cough and/or a
high temperature - please be very careful when disposing of your personal
waste (including used tissues and disposable cleaning cloths/wipes) at home.
The advice for disposal of this waste is as follows:
It should be put in a plastic rubbish bag and tied when full
The plastic bag should then be placed in a second bin bag and tied
It should be kept separate from other waste in suitable secure place on
your property for 72 hours before being placed in the black bin as
normal
The principle behind this method is that after 72 hours outside the body, the
virus is no longer viable. This approach will help keep bin collection crews as
safe as possible.
Other household rubbish and recycling should be treated as normal.
If you or anyone in your home is self-isolating or is confirmed as having
Coronvirus, Cambridgeshire County Council are politely asking that you do not
go to any of their Household Recycling Centres.

VE Day celebrations
VE Day celebrations have been postponed and we will celebrate as a parish
when this is over

Link to South Cambridgeshire District Council’s latest Coronavirus Business
Advice and Support Update