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Coronavirus Crisis in Lincolnshire

Need Help or Want To Volunteer To Help?

If you need help in the community or want to volunteer to help in your community go to the dedicated Community and Advice page on the Lincolnshire County Council website. (opens in a new page).

or FOR HELP or to VOLUNTEER  call  01522 782189 9am – 5pm

Lincolnshire Wellbeing Helpline?

Launched by the Lincolnshire Resilience Forum the Helpline is for vulnerable residents who are in self-isolation and who has no other means of support in their household, or support through other family or friends.
The helpline number is: 01522 782189


Births, Deaths and Marriages

Information from Lincolnshire County Council

The Lincolnshire County Council registration service has postponed civil ceremonies, marriages and birth registrations, and is seeing a large number of enquiries. Please help inform  residents that those with newborns do not need to register their child’s birth within six weeks during this uncertain time, and can apply for child benefit and universal credit before registering the birth.

Call Connect

Information from Lincolnshire County Council

Our on-demand CallConnect service is continuing to run, but most fixed-route services have been suspended. Our team managing the service have received several calls, thanking drivers for continuing on with the service during the coronavirus outbreak.

Household Waste and Recycling

Information from East Lindsey District Council

All Household Waste Recycling Centres (tips) are now closed until further notice.

Green waste in bins as usual.

If you are self-isolating please double bag any household waste and keep it aside for 3 days before putting it out for collection, this will help to keep the staff involved safer.

Business Grants during Coronavirus

Information from East Lindsey District Council
ELDC have now received guidance from the Government and have commenced the administering of the Business Rate holidays and grants.

Click here to go to their info page.

Scheme for the Self Employed

Information from Lincolnshire County Council

The government announced a scheme for self-employed people or partnerships at the end of last week, providing a grant worth 80% of their profits up to a cap of £2,500 per month. Self-employed people and business owners in Lincolnshire who need help navigating the support that’s available can visit the Business Lincolnshire website www.businesslincolnshire.com or call one of their advisors.

Lincolnshire  Area Local Government

For National Government information, NHS and general safety during Coronavirus, go to the Coronavirus Crisis page.