The following statement has been issued on behalf of the Lancashire Resilience Forum.
Following the issues around the guidance being changed on the gov.uk website about people's recommended movements in areas where the new variant is spreading, the directors of public health in Lancashire, Blackburn with Darwen, Bolton, Bedfordshire, Leicestershire, Kirklees, Hounslow and North Tyneside have issued the following statement:
Burnley Council is set to receive an extra £920,404.00 in funding, following an announcement by the Government. This will help to cover its coronavirus-related costs and will help the council provide vital services to local residents.
The Lancashire Resilience Forum (LRF) has issued guidance on restrictions around upcoming faith and community events for the remainder of 2020 due to coronavirus. The restrictions relate to upcoming events including: • Prophet Muhammad's birthdate (28/29 October) • Halloween (31 October) • Bonfire celebrations (5 - 7 November) • Remembrance Sunday (8 November) • Diwali (14 November) • Hanukkah (10 – 18 December) • the switching on of Christmas lights.