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  • Emergency Alert Test Warning

    Emergency Alert Test Warning

    Emergency Alerts is a new UK government service that will warn you if there’s a danger to life nearby. In an emergency, your mobile phone or tablet will receive an alert with advice about how you can stay safe. Please note there will be an Emergency Alerts system test on Sunday 23 April at 3pm. You do not need to take any action and you can opt out if you wish to do so.

  • Prompt Action For Deaf Drivers

    Prompt Action For Deaf Drivers

    There are various adjustments that can be made for drivers with disabilities but people taking a driving test still have to drive to the same standard as everyone else in order to pass. The Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency has made adjustments for learner drivers who are deaf or have a hearing impairment to follow instructions by following prompt cards held up by their examiners during their car driving tests.

  • Free LFD Testing Ends This Month

    Free LFD Testing Ends This Month

    There’s still time to get or order Covid 19 Rapid lateral Flow (LFD) tests but only until the end of this month! Free LFD testing for the general public will end on 1 April. You will be able to order LFD tests for free only until 31 March.

  • Council Announce Three New Coronavirus Testing Centres

    Council Announce Three New Coronavirus Testing Centres

    The first of three local Coronavirus testing units opened on 29 July and is based at Alderson Road Car Park in Sharrow. The unit will be operating from 8am-8pm for a three month period, allowing people with symptoms to get tested for free.Tests can be arranged by calling 119, can be booked or you can walk-in without an appointment.

  • Launch of Test And Trace To Fight Covid-19

    Launch of Test And Trace To Fight Covid-19

    Thousands of contact tracers are making their first phone calls to track down people who will be told to self-isolate under new test and trace schemes in England and Scotland. Tracers will text, email or call people who test positive with coronavirus and ask who they have had contact with. The new NHS Test and Trace service has the capacity to trace 10,000 contacts per day. The Gov.UK website provides an overview of how the new scheme works.

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