The village playground remains closed for the moment following the latest advice from the government. The recreation ground has re-opened. Social distancing remains in force. Up to six people may now meet, from no more than two households.
Allotments can still be visited as they provide food and exercise but social distancing should be observed. Guidance from the National Allotment Society is available at https://www.nsalg.org.uk/news/covid19-information/ Any
plot-holder who is self-isolating because a
household member is ill with coronavirus should not be visiting the site.
Avoid on-line fraud
Action Fraud has received reports of Covid19-related scams. The majority of reports are related to online shopping scams where people have ordered protective face masks, hand sanitiser and other products, which have never arrived. Other frauds being reported include ticket fraud, romance fraud, charity fraud and lender loan fraud
Detailed counter fraud advice is available online, including from Scamsmart, ActionFraud, CIFAS, TakeFive, Citizens Advice, Trading Standards and the National Cyber Security Centre.
Reporting to Action Fraud can be done online at https://www.actionfraud.police.uk or by calling 0300 123 2040.
To report offers of financial assistance from HMRC contact email@example.com.
Temporary suspension of meetings
Only online meetings of Binfield Heath Parish Council will take place during the period of the coronavirus outbreak. They will be open to the public. Contact the clerk for the link to observe the meeting.
All queries continue to be managed by the clerk, Mandy Sermon, on firstname.lastname@example.org
We will keep in touch with the parish via the website www.binfieldheath.org.uk and via the village newsletter.