VE Day was to be a great celebration on our streets and I was looking forward to it. VE Day is a bitter-sweet anniversary remembering many who gave the ultimate sacrifice and celebrating the end of this terrible conflict 75 years ago.
I am writing to you following the CMA announcement last week that its COVID-19 taskforce intends to investigate reports of businesses failing to respect cancellation rights during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
A Government announcement that it will provide local authorities with additional funding to target those small businesses that are not eligible for the current coronavirus grant schemes will be a ‘huge shot in the arm for West Cornwall and Scilly’, says MP Derek Thomas.
We are now coming to the end of week six of the official lockdown and there is no question that this effort has brought down the spread of coronavirus. Debate is now moving towards how we go about relaxing the restrictions we all live under and I understand the dilemma.
The five ‘robust’ tests being used to judge when and how quickly to ease restrictions demonstrate that the Government will not be rushed into letting people rush straight back to their pre-coronavirus behaviour, says West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas.
The Isles of Scilly Transport Board, which is made up of transport providers, local authorities and business groups, has welcomed valuable support from Government to continue essential life-line travel services and freight supplies for the 2,200-strong island community 28 miles off the South West