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Scam Phising Emails during Coronavirus

I am aware there are a number of scam phishing emails being sent out during this crisis.

One such example is a scam phishing email targeting Small Business Grant claimants. 

Do not reply to emails from "rating@ipsn,gov,uk". 

£750m Coronavirus Funding for Charities

Yesterday, the Chancellor set out a new £750 million package for charities providing key services and supporting vulnerable people during the crisis.

West Sussex County Times Article

On Sunday night the Queen addressed the nation. I hope her message of calm at a time of real fear and concern will have brought encouragement, reassurance and comfort to many during this difficult time of isolation.

Bringing British Nationals Home

The COVID-19 pandemic presents an unprecedented challenge in protecting and assisting British Nationals overseas.

Coronavirus Update- West Sussex County Times Article

At school I remember reading a poem which harked back over how each generation had risen to the challenges facing Britain over the centuries and plaintively asked “Can England still muster such champions to guard her?”  The poem, written in 1912, questioned, as it turned out absurdly,  the commit

Blood Donations and COVID-19

I have been contacted by NHS Blood and Transplant. They need people who are fit and healthy to keep donating as normal. They have received a lot of calls asking if sessions are still going ahead.

The Coronavirus Bill

On the 25th March the Coronavirus Bill passed through its final stages in the House of Lords and has now received Royal Assent in time for both Houses rising for early recess.

Please Help Protect Our NHS- West Sussex County Times Article

I would like to thank all those in the frontline fighting this global pandemic:  our NHS staff who are battling this virus and who know that the demands on them will rise, even as colleagues of theirs have to self-isolate or require medical treatment themselves.  We are all deeply indebted to tho